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Re: Default emacs init file location confusion

From: Elias Mårtenson
Subject: Re: Default emacs init file location confusion
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 11:50:40 +0800

On Tue, 7 Jan 2020 at 11:46, Mingde (Matthew) Zeng <address@hidden> wrote:

>> 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.

That is correct. The $HOME/.config directory exists of course. I'm referring to $HOME/.config/emacs


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