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Re: re-loading an elisp file

From: PJ Weisberg
Subject: Re: re-loading an elisp file
Date: Sat, 5 Mar 2011 15:21:55 -0800

On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 2:17 PM, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:

> The way I usually deal with this is to either reset the variable in the
> scratch buffer i.e.
> (setq var nil)
> then when I re-evaluate the buffer, var will be set if it is in a defvar
> statement.

Not true.  If the variable is set at all, even to nil, defvar respects
it and doesn't overwrite it with the default.  Otherwise putting
something like (setq flyspell-persistent-highlight nil) in your .emacs
file would have no effect.

The way to actually do that is:

(makunbound 'var)


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