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bug#16242: 24.3; wish: set init directory (.emacs.d) by commandline flag
bug#16242: 24.3; wish: set init directory (.emacs.d) by commandline flag for easy custom environments
Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:29:26 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.92 (windows-nt)
>>> Does anybody object to adding an --init-dir switch? It would just
>>> basically set `user-emacs-directory'.
>> See https://debbugs.gnu.org/15539
> I see. So the general consensus there seemed to be that this could add
> some possible maintenance complexity, and that there wasn't really a use
> case presented.
> This report does add a use case.
Furthermore, we're currently looking at setting user-emacs-directory
according to XDG in master ( or ), so I think we've accepted the
maintenance complexity this might bring anyway.