"Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen(a)xemacs.org> writes:
Michael Sperber writes:
> I don't know what qualifies as "fully manual". The migration
> does ask whether it should create an ".emacs compatibility file", and
> only does that when you say yes (after having warned you about the
> consequences first).
"Fully manual" means that XEmacs *copies* (not "moves") .emacs to
.xemacs/init.el and does nothing else. Well, perhaps adding a comment
;; This file is a copy of your old .emacs. If you wish to share
;; customizations between Emacs and XEmacs, you can create a separate
;; file such as .xemacs/shared.emacs and use `load' to execute it at
;; initialization time.
It is likely a good idea to refuse even this if variables like
custom-file, user-init-file, user-emacs-directory are changed from their
default. At least if XEmacs interprets those variables.
Because otherwise loading the copied .emacs file is likely to ultimately
result in writes to original files anyway.
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