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Re: [Fwd: Location of .emacs file under `su` and `su -`?]

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Location of .emacs file under `su` and `su -`?]
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 12:38:38 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     What should we do?  Would it suffice to update the Emacs manual to say
>     that the init file is looked for in the home directory of $USER
>     instead of $HOME?
> If you think the manual needs clarification, you're probably right.
> However, isn't the node Find Init clear enough?
> Perhaps the problem is that the node Init File makes a blanket statement
> about using HOME, which in fact is true only in the usual case.
> So that part could use rewriting.
> Would you like to try it?

I removed the blanket statement, and added an xref to Find Init.

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