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How can I build/package Emacs so that the C source files are installed to a standard find-function-C-source-directory?

I want to be able to view C source code of Emacs functions. For example, I want to be able to do M-: (find-function 'message). Emacs prompts me for directory the C sources, so it can set find-...
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Is the term “site”, as in “site-lisp”, unique to Emacs?

I've inferred from the context in which it's used that "site" refers to a multi-user environment, as opposed to a particular user's section of that environment. But it's hard to find a formal ...
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Automatically move installed packages to site-lisp to benefit all user accounts

I have scripts to setup virtual machine images, where emacs packages are installed for the root account. Currently, I manually copy them to the appropriate site-lisp directory, i.e. one of those ...
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Emacs can not see mode.el in site-lisp

I installed Smalltalk from source which comes with its own mode. The files smalltalk-mode.el and smalltalk-mode.elc are placed in /usr/local/share/emacs/site-lisp/ and this path is in my load-path but ...
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How to load json.el included in emacs instead of fallback lib included in gnus

I want to use the json.el included in 24.5, but cannot do that, because gnus includes an older version of json.el that is loaded before the one from 24.5. When running list-load-path-shadows I got ...
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where to put .el files on Windows10 for loading at startup

I'm using emacs as a bog-standard program in Windows, and also from the command line in cygwin. They both use the same installation of emacs. I just grabbed yaml-mode.el off the net but I can't ...