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Re: user-load-path (was: Re: Emacs 21 NEWS file (was Re: [OT?] Gnu Emacs


From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: user-load-path (was: Re: Emacs 21 NEWS file (was Re: [OT?] Gnu Emacs is dying?)(fwd))
Date: 18 Jun 2001 13:06:28 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.104

>>>>> "Per" == Per Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
> However, customize wants to "own" the variables it touches.  It is not
> big on sharing.  I.e. no other Lisp code should change the variable
> reserved for customize.  This includes calls to 'add-to-list' in
> various init files.

I wish we could fix this, but it's not easy.

> Since there already exist code that use 'add-to-list' on 'load-path',
> I think a new (nil) 'user-load-path' would cause least transition trouble. 

We've been through that so if anybody wants to know why I disagree,
he can go check the gnu.emacs.help archive ;-)


        Stefan



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