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Re: howto build separate cvs version?


From: Shelagh Manton
Subject: Re: howto build separate cvs version?
Date: Mon, 2 Jun 2008 07:37:14 +1000

On Sun, 1 Jun 2008 07:31:17 -0700 (PDT)
knubee <address@hidden> wrote:

> > Is /test/emacs-cvs-installation in your $PATH?
> > Anyway, try
> >    ./emacs-from-cvs
> 
> ah, thanks. this worked:
> 
> ./bin/emacs-from-cvs
> 
> how can i get this installation of emacs to use a different .emacs
> file?
> 

In the site-lisp directory hidden in the emacs-from-cvs directory there
can be a file called site-start.el In that file you can put something
like this

(setenv "HOME" /path/to/a/different/home-dir) 

Make that directory and put your new dotemacs there. 

Shelagh
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