>>>> "Stephen" == Stephen J Turnbull
>>>> "Oliver" == Oliver Fischer
Oliver> It seems so, that xemacs (21.4) does
not execute an given
Oliver> init file, unless it is referenced with an absolut
Oliver> path. Files with an relative path are not processed.
Stephen> Sure they are. Relative to the directory in which xemacs
Stephen> was started, not the user's home directory.
Stephen> If you're using -user-init-file, presumably you're trying
Stephen> to achieve some special effect. I don't think it's
Stephen> unreasonable for XEmacs to assume you know what you're
Stephen> doing, and not issue annoying warnings, etc.
Stephen, isn't that position a bit extreme?
Why the hell do we need error messages in computer program if people
always get things right, anyways (yeah, right)? :-)
Not being able to find the file a user told us to read initializations
from is definitely worth a warning in my opinion.
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