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Re: Change .emacs directory in Ubuntu


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Change .emacs directory in Ubuntu
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 12:31:26 +0300

> From: Joost Kremers <address@hidden>
> Date: 5 Sep 2013 09:19:41 GMT
> 
> What you *could* do, is set HOME to a different value just for
> Emacs, but I wouldn't recommend that, because it could mess up
> external programs that Emacs calls.

And _because_ Emacs relies so much on external programs, notably the
shell, changing HOME for Emacs is a very bad idea.  DON'T DO THAT!!



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