help-gnu-emacs
[Top][All Lists]
Advanced

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Inexplicable flaw: non-overridable .emacs


From: Maarten Bergvelt
Subject: Re: Inexplicable flaw: non-overridable .emacs
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 19:08:43 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: slrn/0.9.7.4 (Linux)

In article <address@hidden>, kj wrote:
> Please correct me if I'm wrong, it is my understanding that one
> cannot use a command-line switch to tell emacs to read a config
> file *other* than the standard ~/.emacs.
> 
> If this is correct, I seems to me an inexplicable design flaw.  Is
> there some fundamental reason for it?

There was some discussion about this in gnu.emacs.help last month, see
the thread "change location of .emacs" especially the postings by 
Eli Zaretskii. 

I don't understand why people do object to using ~/.emacs, though.

-- 
Maarten Bergvelt                


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]