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Re: Default emacs init file location confusion

From: Mingde (Matthew) Zeng
Subject: Re: Default emacs init file location confusion
Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 22:46:43 -0500
User-agent: mu4e 1.2.0; emacs 28.0.50

>> From: Elias Mårtenson <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 10:51:49 +0800
>> I'm guessing that the $HOME/.config/emacs directory was created when I 
>> started Emacs before checking out
>> my .emacs.d from source control.
>> Would it make sense to display a warning before creating this directory in 
>> the first place, explaining that doing
>> so will prevent $HOME/.emacs.d/init.el from being loaded?
> I don't think we create the ~/.config directory.  We just check if its
> emacs subdirectory exists.

I think he meant the emacs subdirectory was created without his knowledge.

>> I found a directory $HOME/.config/emacs. This directoriy contained a single 
>> file whose name I cannot remember. As
>> far as I can rceall, this file was empty. I deleted this directory and 
>> restarted Emacs. At this point my init file was loaded correctly.

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