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Re: Newbie error compiling program


From: Kai Grossjohann
Subject: Re: Newbie error compiling program
Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 14:28:21 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

"youKnowme" <address@hidden> writes:

> Thank you, this fixed the problem. I have another related question. How do i
> get emacs to know that a program that i want to execute is in my current
> directory? At the moment, I have to keep typing ./ before the executable
> name. How can I set it up to do this automatically?

The environment variable $PATH can contain the entry ".".

But I don't recommend to do this.  Imagine you do 

    cd /tmp
    ls -la

and some bad guy has written /tmp/ls which deletes your hard disk.

Kai



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