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Re: move ~/News ~/Mail dir?

From: Leon
Subject: Re: move ~/News ~/Mail dir?
Date: Wed, 24 May 2006 09:37:39 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)

Bill Atkins <address@hidden> writes:

> Leon <address@hidden> writes:
>> Dear all,
>> I have been using gnus in my laptop with the default setting of News
>> and Mail dir's for about 6 months. I have decided to move these dir's
>> to another home in a server so that I can access them anywhere.
>> The home in the server can be mounted to my laptop under ~/srcf. I
>> have customized gnus in my laptop with these lines in ~/.emacs:
>> ,----
>> | (setq
>> |  gnus-startup-file "~/srcf/.newsrc"
>> |  message-directory "~/srcf/Mail"
>> |  message-auto-save-directory "~/srcf/Mail/drafts/"
>> |  gnus-directory "~/srcf/News"
>> |  gnus-cache-directory        "~/srcf/News/cache/"
>> |  nnfolder-directory "~/srcf/Mail/archive"
>> |  )
>> `----
>> However, when I start local gnus it still will create ~/Mail/archive
>> and ~/News and the SCORE file will be saved to ~/News too.
>> Any suggestions?
> (setq gnus-directory "~/srcf/gnus")
> (setq message-directory "~/srcf/gnus/Mail")

But with these settings, gnus still will create ~/Mail and ~/News and
use score file in ~/News stead of ~/srcf/News.

> is (essentially) what I use.  Most of the other variables you're
> setting inherit the values of message-directory or gnus-directory when
> they're initialized.


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