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Re: emacs problem results from bad $HOME value
> Solved the problem with emacs flaking out. The default values for $HOME
> and $home set up in the default .login file were wrong.
What .login file? (what shell come to that?)
> Commented out
> the lines that set them and hardcoded the correct location. Pretty
You might be better to modify the root - /etc/passwd, but I'm kinda
suprised it didn't work; what is the home specified in there and what
do you want it to be?
> irritating that this emacs (21.2-13) can't deal with this though. I've
> never had this problem with any emacs I've used before. Should be able
> to say ^x^w and correct the pathname rather than being unable to
> continue working and unable to do anything to save one's work. Is one
> of the other options more robust?
Can't help with the emac problem - I'm a vim person ;)
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