Commit c7926fe2 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Fix bug #7346: document load-file-name.

 src/lread.c (Fload): Mention `load-in-progress' and `load-file-name'.
 doc/lispref/loading.texi (How Programs Do Loading): Document `load-file-name'.
parent 6173c5b5
2010-11-12 Eli Zaretskii <>
* loading.texi (How Programs Do Loading): Document
load-file-name. (Bug#7346)
2010-11-10 Glenn Morris <>
* text.texi (Kill Functions, Low-Level Kill Ring): Small fixes.
......@@ -107,6 +107,10 @@ in @code{load-path}, where @code{nil} stands for the default directory.
@code{load-path}, then all three suffixes in the second directory, and
so on. @xref{Library Search}.
Whatever the name under which the file is eventually found, and the
directory where Emacs found it, Emacs sets the value of the variable
@code{load-file-name} to that file's name.
If you get a warning that @file{foo.elc} is older than @file{foo.el}, it
means you should consider recompiling @file{foo.el}. @xref{Byte
......@@ -157,6 +161,12 @@ This variable is non-@code{nil} if Emacs is in the process of loading a
file, and it is @code{nil} otherwise.
@end defvar
@defvar load-file-name
When Emacs is in the process of loading a file, this variable's value
is the name of that file, as Emacs found it during the search
described earlier in this section.
@end defvar
@defvar load-read-function
@anchor{Definition of load-read-function}
@c do not allow page break at anchor; work around Texinfo deficiency.
2010-11-12 Eli Zaretskii <>
* lread.c (Fload): Mention `load-in-progress' and
`load-file-name'. (Bug#7346)
2010-11-09 Eli Zaretskii <>
* keyboard.c (kbd_buffer_nr_stored): Define only ifdef subprocesses.
......@@ -1007,6 +1007,10 @@ Loading a file records its definitions, and its `provide' and
`require' calls, in an element of `load-history' whose
car is the file name loaded. See `load-history'.
While the file is in the process of being loaded, the variable
`load-in-progress' is non-nil and the variable `load-file-name'
is bound to the file's name.
Return t if the file exists and loads successfully. */)
(file, noerror, nomessage, nosuffix, must_suffix)
Lisp_Object file, noerror, nomessage, nosuffix, must_suffix;
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