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Re: address@hidden: just try once to create ~/.emacs.d]

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: address@hidden: just try once to create ~/.emacs.d]
Date: Sat, 04 Mar 2006 10:11:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> One day try
> # su - nobody
> $ emacs
> You'll get these messages, more than one a minute:
>   make-directory: Creating directory: permission denied, //.emacs.d
> OK, but how about have it just try once, else "frequent visual bells
> may send some users into epileptic seizures, and who's going to pay
> for that?"

Can you reproduce it with emacs -q?  I can't.  Could you try to figure
out what Lisp code is trying to make .emacs.d, or at least give a more
precise recipe for reproducing the bug (starting from emacs -q)?

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