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Re: help with exec-path

From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: help with exec-path
Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2011 05:26:03 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.91 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, Nov 16 2011, S Boucher wrote:

>>I'm trying to get auctex to use the executables in my self-compiled
>>texlive installation. I set the proper paths in my .bashrc file, and
>>again (just for good measure) with (setenv "PATH") in my .emacs. That
>>doesn't get the proper paths into `exec-path', though.
> If you start emacs from your desktop menu, PATH will likely NOT have what is 
> specified in your .bashrc.

Grr, that was exactly it. I was starting from a desktop shortcut --
should have thought of that. Thanks for the help!


> First,
>  try starting emacs from a shell.  If your exec-path is ok, then you'll 
> have to figure out how to add configs for your particular desktop 
> manager.

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