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Re: Changing the PATH from emacs?

From: Sven Joachim
Subject: Re: Changing the PATH from emacs?
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2008 18:42:14 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.90 (gnu/linux)

On 2008-02-11 18:25 +0100, Peter Dyballa wrote:

> Am 11.02.2008 um 17:28 schrieb Stefan Arentz:
>> There doesn't seem to be a way to do this through
>> so my question is whether it possible to change the PATH from my
>> .emacs profile?
>       (setenv "PATH" (concat "/opt/local/bin" ":" (getenv "PATH")))

Are you sure that this will work?  AFAIK `setenv' only modifies the
environment of subprocesses; where Emacs searches for programs is
determined by the lisp variable `exec-path'.


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