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Re: Emacs 22.3 ignores setq default-directory

From: Markus Heller
Subject: Re: Emacs 22.3 ignores setq default-directory
Date: Fri, 26 Jun 2009 09:42:12 -0700 (PDT)
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On Jun 25, 11:57 pm, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > From: Markus Heller <address@hidden>
> > Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2009 11:47:30 -0700 (PDT)
> > I just installed Emacs 22.3 under Win XP using the precompiled
> > binary.  Everything works, my _emacs is read and all customization
> > such as AuCTeX works fine.
> > the only thing that's being ignored is the line
> > (setq default-directory "h:")
> > which works fine in Emacs 22.1.
> Does it work if you start Emacs with the -Q switch, then load your
> _emacs with "M-x load-file RET"?

Yes it does.  Any way I can incorporate this in my _emacs?

> > Any idea as to why and how I can define my home directory?
> If "H:\" is your home, then set the HOME environment variable to
> something like "H:\".

H: is not my home directory, it's where all my data are stored.  I
cannot change this, as I'm in a corporate network.


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