02 December 2018


System: Slackware Linux (version 14.0)
CPUs: Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @1.60GHz
Deps: emacs-25.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz, ebdb-0.6.1.tar

E. Abrahamsen's EBDB provides an example of using Elisp's object framework
with multiple dispatch.


bash-4.2# removepkg emacs-24.2-i486-1.txz


bash-4.2# installpkg /tmp/emacs-25.3-i486-1_slack14.0.txz



The emacs-25.3 org-mode version is 8.2.10.


bash-4.2# cd org-mode/contrib/lisp
bash-4.2# emacs -batch -f batch-byte-compile org-contacts.el
bash-4.2# gzip -n -9 org-contacts.el
bash-4.2# mv org-contacts.elc /usr/share/emacs/25.3/lisp/org
bash-4.2# mv org-contacts.el.gz /usr/share/emacs/25.3/lisp/org
bash-4.2# exit

Move the dir file and create a new one.

bash-4.2# cd /usr/info
bash-4.2# mv dir dir~
bash-4.2# for f in * ; do install-info $f dir ; done


bash-4.2# exit

See the Backtrace for ebdb-0.6.

Protect against databases with no records, bump to 0.6.1
committed Dec 14, 2018

Start emacs and type ‘M-x list-packages’, to initialise the package manager.

Next type ‘M-x package-install RET ebdb’ and then confirm when prompted.

Looks like 'ebdb' patching is needed for emacs-25.3.

ebdb-migrate.el fails to byte compile

Compiler-macro error for cl--block-wrapper: (wrong-number-of-arguments (3 . 5) 6) [3 times]

This was just a test today of the package manager library for ELPA.

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