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Re: Changing ~/Mail and ~/News

From: Paulo Jorge de O. C. de Matos
Subject: Re: Changing ~/Mail and ~/News
Date: Sun, 11 May 2008 14:00:43 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Michal Nazarewicz <> writes:

> Paulo Matos <> writes:
>> Reading from the manual this doesnt seem a trivial task because there
>> seems to be many variables that set subdirectories of ~/Mail and ~/
>> News so you just have to reset them all.
>> Has anyone done this? If yes, can you please post all the variables
>> you need to set to change them to ~/Common/Mail and ~/Common/News?
> #v+
> (setq
>  gnus-home-directory        (expand-file-name "~/.gnus")
>  message-directory          (concat gnus-home-directory "/Mail")
>  message-directory          (concat gnus-home-directory "/Mail")
>  nndraft-directory          (concat gnus-home-directory "/drafts")
>  gnus-startup-file          (concat gnus-home-directory "/newsrc"))
> #v-

Great! :) Thanks a lot for the code. I thought it was a bit more


Paulo Jorge Matos - pocm at
PhD Student @ ECS
University of Southampton, UK

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