debian emacs policy

Peter S Galbraith suggests

(if (not (file-exists-p "/usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/emacs-goodies-el"))
    (message
     "Package emacs-goodies-el is removed but not purged.  Setup not done.")
  (debian-pkg-add-load-path-item
   (concat
    "/usr/share/" (symbol-name flavor) "/site-lisp/emacs-goodies-el"))
  (require 'emacs-goodies-el))