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Re: Emacs 22.0.91 startup screen

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs 22.0.91 startup screen
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 11:28:24 +0200

> Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2006 12:50:15 +0200
> From: Tommi Raulahti <tommi@raulahti.net>
> Just compiled and installed newer emacs (were previously running 21.4)
> and noticed one things what must be bug or some nasty feature I would
> like to configure away...

Please in the future post reports and questions about pretest Emacs
versions to emacs-pretest-bug@gnu.org or emacs-devel@gnu.org; if you
use "M-x report-emacs-bug", Emacs will do that for you.  This list is
for reports about released Emacs versions.

> When I'll open emacs with filename as parameter, I _normally_ don't
> see emacs startup screen... well, that happened with all previous
> versions with emacs but this 22.*... this new version, when opening it
> with filename as parameter, shows this infoscreen before letting me to
> see actual file I was opening at the first place...
> Question is: is this really what it's supposed to do

Yes, this change in behavior is intended.

> and if it's really so, how I can easily configure it to behave in
> old way to my .emacs?

Please make sure to read the file NEWS, if not before you start using
the new version, then at least when you have some problem with the new
and changed features.  In this case, NEWS has the following
information for you:

    ** Emacs now displays a splash screen by default even if command-line
    arguments were given.  The new command-line option --no-splash
    disables the splash screen; see also the variable
    `inhibit-startup-message' (which is also aliased as

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