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Re: customization of browse-url has no effect

From: upro
Subject: Re: customization of browse-url has no effect
Date: Thu, 08 May 2003 17:25:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1001 (Gnus v5.10.1) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

Lute Kamstra <address@hidden> writes:

> upro <address@hidden> writes:
> [...]
>> You're great - with inhibit-default-init in .emacs it finally works!
>> browse-url-browser-function's value is browse-url-netscape.
>> I have nothing in my .emacs talking about browsing, netscape or
>> similar, apart from the above line from custom-set-variables.
>> How come my custzom variable was not taken?
> I understand that without (setq inhibit-default-init t) in your
> .emacs, browse-url-browser-function's value is browse-url-netscape and
> with (setq inhibit-default-init t) in you .emacs, its value is
> browse-url-lynx-emacs.
> This means that you have a default.el file somewhere in your load-path
> (type C-h v load-path RET to find out what your load-path is) that
> changes browse-url-browser-function.  Such a default.el file is loaded
> after .emacs is loaded, so it would "overwrite" the settings you put
> in .emacs.  It might be a good idea to locate this library (try typing
> M-x locate-library RET default RET) and see what more is in it.  You
> may even want to delete it.  (Note that default.el is not shipped with
> Emacs, but is put on your system by the system administrators or your
> OS distribution).
> Lute.

Hi Lute!

Well - I don't have any default.el or default.elc or default file on
my machine.

So something else must be wrong Do you have any idea, what?.



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