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

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: address@hidden: just try once to create ~/.emacs.d]
Date: Sun, 05 Mar 2006 19:48:36 -0500

    > 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?

This could, conceivably, be due to code that depends directly on a
non-nil init-file-user, even if his init file is empty.

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