[Pkg-emacsen-addons] dh-elpa: request for feature, install to target subdir

Sean Whitton spwhitton at spwhitton.name
Sat Sep 10 23:44:49 UTC 2016

Hello Nicholas,

On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 07:04:04PM -0400, Nicholas D Steeves wrote:
> :-) Well, that's just it, the experimental functionality (for example
> MathML support) is part of the upstream tarball.  All muse-el packages
> in archive install to: /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/muse-el/experimental
> I've also considered the option of moving it to
> doc/elpa-muse/examples/experimental, but I worry that would be burying
> it...

I wouldn't put it there.

> Is it still ok to move them to /usr/share/elpa-muse/lisp, as you
> suggest?  I imagine this would also require that NEWS be updated, to
> notify users that the load-path has changed from the old
> site-lisp/muse-el/experimental.

A NEWS file sounds good.

It's not unreasonable for files like this to move around when changing
the package layout when switching to a dh_elpa package.

Sean Whitton
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