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bug#11612: 24.1; Defaults create warning on startup


From: Jason Rumney
Subject: bug#11612: 24.1; Defaults create warning on startup
Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2012 11:50:49 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>> Could the warning message "Setting HOME to C:\ by default is
>> deprecated" also include "Move .emacs out from C:\"
>
> There is nothing wrong with having .emacs in c:\.
>
> IIUC, this change is about Emacs not looking in c:\ _by default_.  It is not
> about discouraging or forbidding anyone from setting HOME to c:\.

Given that in Windows 7 writing to c:\ requires administrative
priviledges, perhaps we should be more strongly discouraging setting
HOME to c:\ for users who are blindly copying obsolete instructions they
find on the internet.






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