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Re: How to make emacs stop trying to load /home/sb/.emacs after su to ro

From: Steinar Bang
Subject: Re: How to make emacs stop trying to load /home/sb/.emacs after su to root?
Date: Thu, 11 Jul 2019 20:24:48 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (windows-nt)

>>>>> Steinar Bang <address@hidden>:


> "However, if you run Emacs from a shell started by su, Emacs tries to
>  find your own .emacs, not that of the user you are currently pretending
>  to be. The idea is that you should get your own editor customizations
>  even if you are running as the super user."

> Hm... this is annoying and new behaviour with emacs 26.

> Does anyone know if there is a way to get the emacs 25 behaviour back...?

I've been looking at the code in startup.el but I haven't been able to
determine where the cause of the new behaviour is.

Is it somewhere in startup--load-user-init-file ?

(I figure that if I can look at the code doing it, I can find a way to
undo it... this is emacs, after all...:-) )

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