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authorDavid Bremner <>2018-08-19 18:52:36 -0300
committerDavid Bremner <>2018-08-19 18:52:36 -0300
commit6d8638b607adceeee151b44886a67f2181667d71 (patch)
parentb2f6e286923e9cfe68d36349426c36741e233ad4 (diff)
document foo-pkg.el and foo-autoloads.el
These are really part of upstream emacs packaging, but it may help Debian contributors to give a couple hints here.
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@@ -40,6 +40,17 @@ detailed in dh_elpa_test(1).
List of files to be installed into I<package> (respectively into the
first binary package) as an elpa package.
+=item I<elpa-package>-pkg.el
+This file contains Emacs specific packaging metadata. It is often part
+of upstream sources. If you need to create it, you can do so in
+C<debian/>, just make sure you include it in debian/I<package>.elpa.
+=item I<elpa-package>-autoloads.el
+This file is used by the Emacs packaging system to collect autoloads
+from the Emacs Lisp sources. You should be cautious about having a file of
+this name in your source.