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Re: Different C/C++ indentation behavior on Win2000 and WinXP


From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: Different C/C++ indentation behavior on Win2000 and WinXP
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2007 10:28:36 -0500
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Hadron wrote:
> Matthew Flaschen <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>> Kevin Rodgers wrote:
>>> Ron Parker wrote:
>>>> Hi.   I'm using the pre-compiled 21.3 for x386.   I was running on
>>>> Win2000.   Recently, I got a new PC running XP.
>>>> I brought over the directory containing emacs, the _emacs file, and
>>>> all of the .el files that were referenced.   It runs fine
>>>> except the indent level has changed from 4 spaces to 8.   This is
>>>> driving me crazy as I work in a large body of code
>>>> that uses 4 space indents.   Nothing has changed except the OS.   I am
>>>> not a LISP expert, but can follow instructions if anyone
>>>> has suggestions.
>>> The site-start.el and default.el files are probably not referenced in
>>> your ~/.emacs file, but they were loaded automatically.
>> In other words, reinstall from scratch, then copy the afore-mentioned
>> files over.
> 
> Why would he want to reinstall from scratch?

I was assuming that these files (site-start.el, default.el, etc.) were
installed with emacs.  If so, he only said he copied over the folder
containing emacs.  That implies he may never have properly installed
emacs on the new machine.

Matt Flaschen




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