New a2ps section

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Thu Jan 2 07:46:15 PST 2003

Tushar Teredesai wrote:

> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> Mark Hymers wrote:
>>> Yeah, I guessed they were elisp but I was more wondering why it had
>>> shoved them in / :-)
>> I wondered too.  I took a look and the contrib/emacs Makefile is not 
>> very smart.  I traced the generation back to configure and found that 
>> aclocal.m4 generates a variable called lispdir.  That function sets 
>> lispdir to null if emacs is not installed.  The install then puts the 
>> files in:
>> $(INSTALL_DATA) $$d$$p $(DESTDIR)$(lispdir)/$$f;
>> DESTDIR is null too, but that's normal. The easiest thing to do is 
>> probably just delete the files from /.
> cd contrib
> cp
> sed -e "s:emacs::" >
> cd ..
That will work.  The above needs to be done after ./configure and before 
make install.  However, I still think its easier to do:

rm /*.el

after make install.
  -- Bruce

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