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Re: Torturedly threaded .emacs portability. [Was: jump between if-fi]

From: reader
Subject: Re: Torturedly threaded .emacs portability. [Was: jump between if-fi]
Date: Tue, 01 Jan 2008 09:53:34 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Alan Mackenzie <> writes:

> Hi, Reader!
> On Mon, Dec 31, 2007 at 08:29:28PM -0600, wrote:
> [ .... ]
>> On a slightly different subject... if I may torture the threading
>> rules a little:
>>   Speaking of portability... I'd like to get my emacs init files to be
>>   more portable from one machine to the next but one I'm dealing with
>>   now has different keyboard responses than most of the others and
>>   requires differnt keybindings for delete-backward-char and a few
>>   other things.
> Have a look at the "Key Bindings" in the Emacs FAQ.
> There are several variables you can test to find out what system you're
> running under: system-type, system-name, ....   Have a look at page
> "System Interface" in the Elisp manual.


> (getenv "HOSTNAME") ; See elisp manual page "System Environment"

Another big thank you for the examples and citations of where to

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