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Re: starting emacs remote doesn't load .emacs

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: starting emacs remote doesn't load .emacs
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 13:31:53 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> I logged as bob user and then su to root.

I strongly recommend you stay away from "su root" and use "su - root" (or
just "su -") instead.  That will properly reset your environment and thus
avoid problems such as root reading/overwriting your .emacs file.


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