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Re: does emacs look for dotemacs in ~/.emacs.d?


From: Dieter Wilhelm
Subject: Re: does emacs look for dotemacs in ~/.emacs.d?
Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 08:50:23 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

>  I recently checkout and compile emacs myself, it doesn't load the
> dotemacs file if it only in ~/.emacs.d. But I remembered it used to
> look for dotemacs in ~/.emacs.d by default.

I thought I had read this also somewhere, but ...

>
> need special hack?

... in the NEWS file for Emacs 22 it says only it is looking for
init.el.

** Init file changes
If the init file ~/.emacs does not exist, Emacs will try
~/.emacs.d/init.el or ~/.emacs.d/init.elc.  You can also put the shell
init file .emacs_SHELL under ~/.emacs.d.


-- 
    Best wishes

    H. Dieter Wilhelm
    Darmstadt, Germany




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