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Re: edit .emacs and then ....


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: edit .emacs and then ....
Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 10:29:58 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Ken Goldman <address@hidden> writes:

> Joel J. Adamson wrote:
>> Ken Goldman <address@hidden> writes:

>> That's the simplest way: others are
>>
>> M-x eval-buffer RET
>> M-x load-file RET ~/.emacs
>
> Rerunning the entire file can cause problems.  Some code may not be
> idempotent - it does different things if you run it more than once.
> An example would be code that appends.

Good point: I notice that when I run my .emacs after everything has
loaded, my colors change slightly.

Joel

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