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bug#24999: closed (Re: bug#24999: 24.5; bad doc for invocation-directory
bug#24999: closed (Re: bug#24999: 24.5; bad doc for invocation-directory)
Sat, 26 Nov 2016 09:20:11 +0200
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2016 20:07:59 -0500
> > Once again, Emacs knows its original current directory when it starts,
> > so exposing that to Lisp should be easy, if that is desired.
> Isn't this found in default-directory in *scratch*?
Not if you use --chdir on the command line, or have some --eval or -f
there that causes Emacs to change the directory at startup.
As I said, I'm not sure we need such a variable, but if we decide to
have it, it should be easy to add.