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Re: [PATCH] Implement XDG Base Directory specification for user-emacs-di

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Implement XDG Base Directory specification for user-emacs-directory
Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 14:55:26 -0400

On Mon, 10 Jun 2019 at 12:22, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> IME, sometimes ~/.emacs.d is created due to some random experiments
>>> people do, which are unrelated to their routine operations, or due
>>> to some (buggy) packages that hard-code ~/.emacs.d.
>> But where would the defcustom setting be read from? Seems like a bit
>> of a bootstrapping problem.
> You are right, but then I think this feature will be an endless
> source of confusion and bug reports.  Sigh...

Would it be okay to only use ~/.emacs.d as user-emacs-directory if
~/.emacs.d/init.el exists?

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