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Re: [h-e-w] Perl in shell with portable Emacs installation

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Perl in shell with portable Emacs installation
Date: Sun, 6 Jun 2010 19:31:52 +0200

On Sun, Jun 6, 2010 at 7:33 PM,  <address@hidden> wrote:
> On 07:15 Sat 05 Jun     , Claire_B wrote:
>> I'm usually a Mac/Linux user, but since all the computers at my workplace are
>> PCs running Windows XP, I'm trying to build a fully integrated,
>> self-sufficient Emacs system on a USB key.
>> (I don't have, and can't have, admin rights on these computers and they are
>> bios-locked so installing new software or booting from a LiveUSB Linux
>> ddistribution is out of the question).
> You might have a look at In particular,  I use invocation
> directory to set paths for everything else:

I have never seen before, but there was another attempt
at something similar on windows:

I took that idea and made the file usb-setup.el that is included in EmacsW32.

> ;;Set drive letter or mount point, making the software relocatable.
> (setq ipoide-root (substring invocation-directory 0 (- (string-match "Emacs" 
> invocation-directory) 1)))
> See the files at the end of the page on assembling the portable system:
> The project is going through a major upgrade and the goals include trying
> to script the assembly process for the portable environment and organizing
> the project so others can contribute to development.

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