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Re: Default HOME to USERPROFILE on w32?

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: Default HOME to USERPROFILE on w32?
Date: Tue, 24 May 2005 23:58:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> There was a discussion in oct 2004 about what to do on w32 if HOME env
> var was not set. I think the decision pretty much was to use
> USERPROFILE. There was one exception: If c:\.emacs existed then this
> should be used instead. (See for example
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2004-10/msg01168.html).
> It does not seem like this has been implemented. Are there any
> objections do this?

No objections, I think there was consensus that it should be done, and
Stefan implemented something in Lisp, but Eli and I thought it better
to do in the C code where the environment is initialized, to avoid
some code getting a different value during startup.

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