Commit 74cc8ff9 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* src/emacs.c (syms_of_emacs) <installation-directory>: Doc fix.

This confusingly-named variable is typically nil in an installed Emacs,
and in an uninstalled Emacs points to the build directory, rather
than eg the target installation directory.  Yay.
parent cd394be1
2012-01-10 Glenn Morris <>
* emacs.c (syms_of_emacs) <installation-directory>: Doc fix.
Update template values to be closer to their typical values these days.
......@@ -2480,9 +2480,11 @@ The value is nil if that directory's name is not known. */);
DEFVAR_LISP ("installation-directory", Vinstallation_directory,
doc: /* A directory within which to look for the `lib-src' and `etc' directories.
This is non-nil when we can't find those directories in their standard
installed locations, but we can find them near where the Emacs executable
was found. */);
In an installed Emacs, this is normally nil. It is non-nil if
both `lib-src' (on MS-DOS, `info') and `etc' directories are found
within `invocation-directory' or its parent. For example, this
is the case when running an uninstalled Emacs executable from its
build directory. */);
Vinstallation_directory = Qnil;
DEFVAR_LISP ("system-messages-locale", Vsystem_messages_locale,
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