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Re: Modified load-path proposal

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Modified load-path proposal
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2005 23:29:22 +0100
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Greg Troxel <address@hidden> writes:

> That all sounds fine, except that I think (policy!) we should either
> discourage putting stuff under 1.6, or suggest 1.6/site, so that
> guile's own files and other stuff are cleanly separated.  I agree that
> mechanism sufficient for various policies is the key point, but think
> we also need to suggest sane behavior to avoid future messes to be
> backwards-compat with.

OK.  We can do this by a combination of (i) setting the default so
that 3rd party stuff doesn't go under 1.6, (ii) providing a note on
this point for distributors (new top level DISTRIBUTION file?).


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