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Re: emacs won't open files at startup from command line


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: emacs won't open files at startup from command line
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 22:21:43 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.3 (darwin)

Tyler Smith <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (J. David Boyd) writes:
>
>> I could use some help troubleshooting this.  
>>
>> When I start up emacs, it doesn't load the files I name on the command
>> line, unless I do an 'emacs -q' to not load any init files.
>>
>> Obviously, it must be something in my .emacs file, but I don't see
>> anything that I've changed in the recent past.
>>
>> Where should I start to debug this?  I don't get any errors when it
>> runs, it just refuses to load anything from the command line.
>
> At the risk of stating the obvious, have you tried commenting out all of
> your .emacs, then progressively uncommenting it to isolate the lines
> that are causing the problem? comment-region (aka M-;) makes this
> pretty quick to do.

Also, the OP could try:

    emacs --debug-init file.txt

If the file is not open it might be because there's a bug in ~/.emacs

-- 
__Pascal Bourguignon__


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