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Re: C:\_emacs not being read


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: C:\_emacs not being read
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 21:48:03 +0300

> Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 09:25:33 +0100
> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
> 
> I don't remember what the exact reason for not supporting it in this
> particular place was.  I can't find the thread where we were discussing
> it, only earlier threads from Nov 04 and May 05.

I don't even remember this being discussed.

> We probably should stop mentioning it in the user manual.

What about startup.el?  If HOME _is_ set, we still try to load _emacs
if there's no .emacs there.

If you mean remove this from the manual only as a deprecation measure,
then we probably should introduce it into w32.c where we check for
C:/.emacs.  However, you mentioned discussions, so perhaps there are
valid technical reasons not to do that which I'm not aware of.




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