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Re: rereading .emacs

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: rereading .emacs
Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 14:20:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Todd Kokoszka <> writes:

> Is there a way to get emacs to reread the .emacs without restarting it?

You can do M-x load-file RET ~/.emacs RET, but note that this might
not do what you need:

(setq foo (+ foo 1))

If this statement occurs in the file, then foo will grow every time
you read ~/.emacs.

Silence is foo!

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