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Re: emacs and cygwin: directory mappings eg for Info-default


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs and cygwin: directory mappings eg for Info-default
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 2004 17:31:29 +0200

> From: "leo" <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.help
> Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2004 13:55:08 +1100
> 
> ("c:/free/emacs-21.3/site-info/"  "c:/emacs/info/" "/usr/local/info/"
> "/usr/local/share/info/" "/usr/local/gnu/info/" "/usr/local/gnu/lib/info/"
> "/usr/local/gnu/lib/emacs/info/" "/usr/local/emacs/info/"
> "/usr/local/lib/info/" "/usr/local/lib/emacs/info/"
> "c:/free/emacs-21.3/info/")
> 
> that's nearly right: all the paths without a drive letter just should be
> understood  as cygwin paths. is there a way to make emacs understand that
> "/usr/local/..." in fact is under "c:/cygwin/usr/local/..."?
> 
> a quick fix obviously could be to modify the list directly, but a more
> general approach would hopefully work file-find, etc as well.

Setting INFOPATH outside Emacs is the simplest way of achieving what
you want.  If INFOPATH is set when Emacs starts, its value overrides
whatever is in Info-default-directory-list.




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