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A useful directory loading utility

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+;;; Time-stamp: <2006-12-01 20:13:12 jcgs>
+;; This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+;; under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the
+;; Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your
+;; option) any later version.
+;; This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but
+;; WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+;; General Public License for more details.
+;; You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
+;; with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc.,
+;; 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
+(provide 'load-directory)
+(defvar load-directory-loaded nil
+ "The files loaded by load-directory.")
+(defvar load-directory-bytes 0
+ "The number of bytes loaded by load-directory.")
+(defvar load-directory-pattern
+ "\\.\\(elc?\\)\\|\\(ELC?\\)$"
+ "Pattern for which files to load when loading all elisp in a directory.
+Unfortunately, directory-files insists on treating its pattern
+case-sensitively, case-fold-search notwithstanding.")
+(setq load-directory-pattern "\\.elc?$")
+(defvar load-directory-pre-load-file-hooks nil
+ "Functions to be called on each filename loaded by load-directory, just before loading that file.")
+(defvar load-directory-post-load-file-hooks nil
+ "Functions to be called on each filename loaded by load-directory, just after loading that file.")
+(defvar load-directory-file-conses nil
+ ;; message "while loading %s, there were %d new conses, %d new symbols, %d more string chars"
+ "How much storage was allocated by each file loaded.")
+(defun load-directory (dir &optional lisp-only)
+ "Load all the el or elc files in DIR.
+If the optional second argument is not given, or is nil:
+if there are both an elc and an el file for the same base name, load only
+the elc file.
+If the optional second argument is non-nil, load only .el files."
+ (interactive "DDirectory to load emacs files from:
+ (if (or t (yes-or-no-p (format "Load directory %s? " dir)))
+ (let ((files (directory-files (expand-file-name (substitute-in-file-name dir)) t
+ load-directory-pattern))
+ (load-compiled (not lisp-only))
+ (gc-before (garbage-collect))
+ gc-after)
+ (message "load-directory: files are %s" files)
+ (let ((stack-trace-on-error t))
+ (while files
+ (let ((file (car files)))
+ (if (or (and load-compiled
+ (string-match "c$" file))
+ ;; don't load <name>.el if <name>.elc exists
+ (not (file-exists-p (concat file "c"))))
+ (if (or t (y-or-n-p (format "Load file %s? " file)))
+ (progn
+ (condition-case error-var
+ (progn
+ (message "Loading %s..." file)
+ (message "(load-file \"%s\")" file)
+ (run-hook-with-args 'load-directory-pre-load-file-hooks file)
+ (if (or t (y-or-n-p (format "load %s? " file)))
+ (load-file file))
+ (setq gc-after (garbage-collect)
+ load-directory-file-conses (cons
+ (list file
+ (- (car (car gc-after))
+ (car (car gc-before)))
+ (- (car (car (cdr gc-after)))
+ (car (car (cdr gc-before))))
+ (- (nth 4 gc-after) (nth 4 gc-before)))
+ load-directory-file-conses)
+ gc-before gc-after)
+ (if (eq system-type 'berkely-unix)
+ (message "PS: %s" (shell-command-to-string (format "ps -vp %d" (emacs-pid)))))
+ (run-hook-with-args 'load-directory-post-load-file-hooks file)
+ (message "Loading %s... done" file))
+ (error
+ (progn
+ ;; unfortunately, handling it here means we don't get a backtrace!
+ (if (get-buffer "*Backtrace*")
+ (progn
+ (set-buffer "*Backtrace*")
+ (rename-buffer (format "*Backtrace-%s*" file) t)))
+ (if (eq (car error-var) 'file-error)
+ (message "load-path is %S" load-path))
+ (message "Problem in loading %s: %s" file error-var)
+ (sit-for 2))))
+ (setq load-directory-loaded (cons file load-directory-loaded)
+ load-directory-bytes (+ load-directory-bytes
+ (nth 7 (file-attributes file))))))))
+ (setq files (cdr files)))))
+ (message "Skipped loading directory %s at user request" dir)))
+;;; useful auxiliary function for the above
+(defun find-subdirectory-from-path (subdir)
+ "Return a full pathname for SUBDIR as a subdirectory of something on load-path"
+ (interactive "sFind subdir from path: ")
+ (catch 'found
+ (let ((lp load-path))
+ (while lp
+ (let* ((fulldir (expand-file-name (car lp)))
+ (fullsubdir (expand-file-name subdir fulldir)))
+ (if (file-directory-p fullsubdir)
+ (throw 'found fullsubdir)))
+ (setq lp (cdr lp))))
+ nil))
+;;; end of load-directory.el

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