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Re: customization of browse-url has no effect


From: upro
Subject: Re: customization of browse-url has no effect
Date: Thu, 08 May 2003 17:43:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Lute Kamstra <address@hidden> writes:

> upro <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> address@hidden (Johan Bockgård) writes:
>>
>>> upro <address@hidden> writes:
>>>
>>>> Lute Kamstra <address@hidden> writes:
>>>
>>>>> 3) you have a default.el that does this. To test the latter
>>>>> possibility, put
>>>>>
>>>>> (setq inhibit-default-init t)
>>>>>
>>>>> in your .emacs to prevent loading default.el.
>>>
>>>> You're great - with inhibit-default-init in .emacs it finally works!
>>> [...]
>>>> How come my custzom variable was not taken?
>>>
>>> Point 3) above.
>>>
>>> M-x locate-library RET default RET
>>>
>>> will tell you where the file is.
>>
>> Oops - strange enough I don't have a file default.el... 
>
> Really?  But, your Emacs does behave differently (i.e., with respect
> to setting browse-url-browser-function on startup) when you put (setq
> inhibit-default-init t) in your .emacs?  Amazing.  At this point I
> would start grepping my hard disk.  ;-)

Well - I have some spare time ... so I'll start grep -r /usr/*. Actually -
grep what? browse-url-browser-function?

I'll tell you the result...!

>
>> How can a default value override my browse-program customization of
>> there is no default.el file?!?
>
> I'm baffled.
>
>> Should I try to find one? I've been fine without until now...
>
> There is no need to get one.  It's just that its presence would
> explain the problem you were experiencing.
>
> Lute.

-- 
Michael

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