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Re: Change .emacs directory in Ubuntu

From: Kishore Rathinavel
Subject: Re: Change .emacs directory in Ubuntu
Date: Wed, 4 Sep 2013 21:43:04 -0400

@Steven: That doesnt solve my problem of trying to keep all emacs related
files within the same folder, while seperating them from the other files in
HOME folder. The reason I like it this way is so that I dont need to bother
finding out which files to copy when I move between differnt OS

Sorry that I didnt realize that was a single command entirely.
I tried:
$ env EMACSLOADPATH=~/EmacsHome emacs

and it opens emacs with an error in the minibar which reads: byte-code:
Cannot open load file: warnings
and in the terminal there is an error that reads: could not find simple.el

But, I have placed the same .emacs in both the folders - the HOME as well
as EmacsHome

So, I tried C-x C-f ~/.emacs and I modified the first string so that I can
find out which .emacs is being modified - and its the one in the HOME

On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 8:22 PM, Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> wrote:

> Am 05.09.2013 um 01:12 schrieb Kishore Rathinavel:
> > Anyways, I tried opening Emacs after the executing the 2nd command above,
> > and I have the same problem still.
> *On ONE line* you first set the additional environment variable and then
> launch GNU Emacs.
> I gave the full recipe.
> There exist ways to set an environment variable persistently.
> --
> Greetings
>   Pete
> If it should exist, it doesn't.
>                                 – Arnold's First Law of Documentation

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