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bug#49424: 27.2; Misdocumented default initialisation file

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#49424: 27.2; Misdocumented default initialisation file
Date: Tue, 06 Jul 2021 17:11:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Peter Oliver <p.d.oliver@mavit.org.uk> writes:

> The info page “49.4.4 How Emacs Finds Your Init File” says:
>> For brevity the rest of the Emacs documentation generally uses just
>> the current default location ‘~/.emacs.d/init.el’ for the init file.
> However, this seems to be inaccurate: if I start Emacs as a new user
> and make a customisation, that customisation is written to ~/.emacs.

That is indeed the case still in Emacs 28 -- I thought we'd changed that
to prefer either XDG paths or ~/.emacs.d/init.el when there's no
previous init file?

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