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Re: using string variable with file name

From: Joost Kremers
Subject: Re: using string variable with file name
Date: 23 Feb 2008 13:03:30 GMT
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saneman wrote:
> When using you last advice:
> (setq load-path (cons "~/work/mylisp" load-path))
> (load-file "setnu.el")
> I get the error:
> File error: "Cannot open load file", "/home/saneman/setnu.el"

my bad, i should have used load instead of load-file:

(load "setnu.el")

> Seems that the load-path is not updated.

it is. the problem is that load-file expands the file name you pass to it
to an absolute path before it calls load. IOW it doesn't search the
load-path at all.

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