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Re: Emacs 26.1 on Windows is HUGE


From: Phillip Lord
Subject: Re: Emacs 26.1 on Windows is HUGE
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 10:48:22 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1.90 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: address@hidden (Phillip Lord)
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2019 14:55:10 +0100
>> 
>> It does, yes, so Emacs is just doing what it is told. I guess Emacs
>> could ignore INFOPATH or just use it as a supplement its own files,
>> given that it knows their location.
>
> That'd be against the Texinfo documentation.  What MSYS should have
> done is end INFOPATH with a semi-colon, which should cause the
> built-in defaults be appended to the value.  It is IMO extremely rude
> to override the end-user's INFOPATH setting in this way.

I will have a poke around and see if I can find out where this is set
for msys.

Phil



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