I am trying to install the gauche-mode. Running the
M-x package-install-file and giving the
/path/to/gacuhe-mode/ directory gives the Read error: is a directory, /path/to/gacuhe-mode/. How can i install it with this command otherwise? I am using emacs 24
Installing a package from a directory (as opposed to a
.tar file) through
package-install-file is only supported from Emacs 25.1; see the NEWS entry.
You might be better off adding the directory to your
load-path and requiring it:
(add-to-list 'load-path "/path/to/gauche-mode") (require 'gauche-mode)
a package that is not in elpa /melpa. can be installed manually.
You need to direct to the
.el files rather than to the directory.
See the following ergonomic-emacs post.
place the mode's folder in the
M-x load-filethen give the path :
follow the rest of the instruction for
pareditand other functionalities in the readme on gauch-github