sperber(a)Informatik.Uni-Tuebingen.De (Michael Sperber [Mr. Preprocessor]) writes:
Well, the thing is, this currently doesn't work because quite a
places that should really use "~joe" just use "~" (packages and
to name just two). My knee-jerk reaction was to fix it, but the
staging makes that so difficult I got a headache, and things still
didn't work. Since nobody ever noticed the problem,
But when did it break, in 21.1.x? I presume the package code only
breaks when you have installed your own packages? How old is 21.1.x
really? If it were broken in all versions starting with 19.15, this
argument would make sense.
I know for a fact that users are using that feature.
Personally I think a fix should be attempted first. Starting with
eliminating the fact that user-init-file is a full path but