Kyle Jones <kyle_jones(a)wonderworks.com> wrote:
But if you smoke init-file-user and the support code, I don't see
-u" is going to keep working.
And I think it should keep working. Forget about the elaborate
user who loads a bazillion packages from his private stash of
bleeding edge Lisp. Think about the simple frood using a shared
account who just wants her customization variables set and her
＠#&$*^ key bindings loaded. THAT still works, but it won't if we
smoke "emacs -u".
I whole-heartedly agree with Kyle. I'm usually pissed off by backward
compatibility, but this time I'm sure we can't afford losing "-u". It
/is/ convenient for many things included the situations Kyle describes, and
many others (debugging somebody else's code, using settings from a project's
The fact that some stuff requires the location of ~/.xemacs before the
command line is read sounds broken at a very low level. Isn't it possible to
fix this, maybe even by making a special early treatment for -u ?
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