Commit afa02fc5 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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; * lisp/Makefile.in: More comments about loaddefs.

parent bce5ff91
......@@ -204,11 +204,13 @@ $(lisp)/finder-inf.el:
# sources have changed.
# Write to a temporary file in case we're doing a parallel build and a
# CANNOT_DUMP-mode Emacs needs to read loaddefs at startup. We start
# by copying an existing loaddefs.el to loaddefs.tmp to avoid regenerating
# the entire file anew, which is slow; starting from an almost-correct
# content will enable the "only update where necessary" feature of
# batch-update-autoloads.
# CANNOT_DUMP-mode Emacs needs to read loaddefs at startup.
# (FIXME: This seems like something that batch-update-autoloads should
# do internally, then it would Just Work for all loaddefs files.)
# We start by copying an existing loaddefs.el to loaddefs.tmp to avoid
# regenerating the entire file anew, which is slow; starting from an
# almost-correct content will enable the "only update where necessary"
# feature of batch-update-autoloads.
# Use expand-file-name rather than $abs_scrdir so that Emacs does not
# get confused when it compares file-names for equality.
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