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Re: [feature/internal-msys] thoughts of a more function windows package

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: [feature/internal-msys] thoughts of a more function windows package
Date: Tue, 26 Jan 2021 08:35:31 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (windows-nt)

Richard Copley <rcopley@gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, 25 Jan 2021 at 15:21, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> wrote:
>> > From: Phillip Lord <phillip.lord@russet.org.uk>
>> > Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
>> > >> Would it be easier to have Emacs allow me to successfully update PATH
>> > >> during run?
>> > >
>> > > Update how?
>> >
>> > Using some magic that doesn't exist at the current time. I mean a way
>> > like did (by fiddling with setenv) that doesn't suffer the problems that
>> > it causes.
>> I don't think this magic can exist.  But if someone knows, let them
>> speak up.
> No magic is needed. Just change exec-path and the PATH environment
> variable matching values, not forgetting to add Emacs' libexec dir to
> exec-path. I have code in my init file to select different paths,
> because different toolchains that I want to run in Emacs require
> different incompatible paths. It doesn't cause any problems, and
> everything behaves as you expect.

I do the same; I sometimes change PATH after init when I change

-- Stephe

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