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Re: bug in save-some-buffers or diff.el?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bug in save-some-buffers or diff.el?
Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 19:52:05 +0200

> From: Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 22 Oct 2003 10:34:15 -0600
> > Instead, `load' should load the newest of .el
> > or .elc files, and report the same warning as a simple reminder to
> > recompile updated .el files to execute them faster.
> That may be true for developers running CVS Emacs.  But for normal
> users, it is the historic and expected behavior.  For instance, it
> allows me to develop and test my own .el files while still having a
> working .elc file for both myself and others to use.


I fully agree with Kevin: the current behavior of `load' should not be

I do work on developing CVS Emacs, but still I find the current
behavior much more useful than the suggested one.  For example, it
allows me to do a "cvs up" on selected files without worrying about
possible inconsistencies that might introduce (because some changes in
*.el files require related changes in other files in order for them to
work correctly).

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