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Re: How to specify path to .emacs.d

From: Nicolas Richard
Subject: Re: How to specify path to .emacs.d
Date: Wed, 31 Oct 2012 11:26:00 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Barry OReilly <> writes:
> It did not work.  More precisely, Emacs did not load my/path/.emacs.d
> /init.el .  C-h v does show that user-emacs-directory has the /my/
> path/.emacs.d value, however.

Ok, I had not quite understood what you wanted to do. My suggestion
would then be to run emacs as:
emacs -q --eval '(setq user-emacs-directory "~/.my.other.emacs.d")' --eval 
'(load (concat user-emacs-directory "/init.el"))'

It is far from optimal but maybe it can work for you.


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