Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Nov 29 19:49:59 EST 2004
>>>>> "David" == David A Cobb <superbiskit at cox.net> writes:
David> I'm trying to work out some things that modify values
David> defined by "auto-autoloads.elc". If I go to the origin
David> source and modify & recompile it, it appears I've not
David> accomplished the change because the value that gets loaded
David> is the one from auto-autoloads.
Just do a make at top level.
David> I'm guessing this winds up in the dumped code (?)
David> Does that mean I need to do a "temacs" install and dump in
David> order to change these?
Strictly speaking, no, but there are some issues in the makefile that
mean that doing "make" at top-level always redumps.
You could try "make update-elc.stamp" in src to avoid the redump.
David> I'm really really trying to avoid having to do a complete
David> rebuild. So far my batting average for recompiles is zero!
I really really think you should find a way to consistently achieve
successful builds unless the XEmacs tree itself is broken. The fact
that you aren't means that something is not right, and that's likely
to affect XEmacs.
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