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Re: .emacs in the Windows version of Emacs

From: Chris McMahan
Subject: Re: .emacs in the Windows version of Emacs
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 16:16:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.95 (windows-nt)

Is it possible to set your home directory to the thumbdrive so emacs
will look there for the init file?

- Chris

Cecil Westerhof <address@hidden> writes:

> Lennart Borgman (gmail) wrote:
>> Ismael Valladolid Torres wrote:
>>> Peter Tury escribe:
>>>> you should have a "home" env.variable in MS
>>>> Windows and put your .emacs there.
>>> I you don't have it Emacs will look for a C:\_emacs or a C:\.emacs.
>> The now hopefully soon released Emacs 22 it is more well behaved and
>> looks in the users Application Data directory if HOME is not set.
> It is Emacs 22. I could take it of from my usb-stick and put it in C
> \temp\emacs. (Temp is never cleared -why call it temp then?- so that
> works.) But Emacs wants to write to C:\.emacs and that is not allowed. I
> but something in C:\temp\emacs and load it with load-library. Not perfect,
> but it will not get better I am afraid.

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