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Re: Change location of .newsrc.eld file?

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: Change location of .newsrc.eld file?
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:21:19 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.130012 (Ma Gnus v0.12) Emacs/25.0.50 (darwin)

On Fri, 24 Oct 2014 15:44:57 +1000 "Paul W. Rankin" <> 

PWR> Can I customize the path of the .newsrc.eld file? I'd like to store it
PWR> inside another folder that I can sync to Dropbox.

PWR> Caveat: without altering the paths of the ~/News and ~/Mail directories,
PWR> if possible?

I use:

(let ((f "~/Dropbox/newsrc"))
  (if (file-exists-p (concat f ".eld"))
      (setq gnus-startup-file f)
    (message "Dropbox newsrc is not present")
    (sit-for 2)))


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