Commit a0833f62 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* lisp/startup.el (command-line-1): Allow `-L :...' to append to load-path.

* doc/emacs/cmdargs.texi (Action Arguments): Mention that `-L :...' appends.

* etc/NEWS: Mention this.
parent e61845c1
2013-11-04 Glenn Morris <>
* cmdargs.texi (Action Arguments): Mention that `-L :...' appends.
2013-11-02 Glenn Morris <>
* cmdargs.texi (Action Arguments): Clarify `-L' a bit.
......@@ -139,6 +139,8 @@ Prepend directory @var{dir} to the variable @code{load-path}.
If you specify multiple @samp{-L} options, Emacs preserves the
relative order; i.e., using @samp{-L /foo -L /bar} results in
a @code{load-path} of the form @code{("/foo" "/bar" @dots{})}.
If @var{dir} begins with @samp{:}, Emacs removes the @samp{:} and
appends (rather than prepends) the remainder to @code{load-path}.
@item -f @var{function}
@opindex -f
......@@ -62,6 +62,10 @@ To use the old backend by default, do on the command line:
* Startup Changes in Emacs 24.4
** The -L option, which normally prepends its argument to load-path,
will instead append, if the argument begins with `:'.
* Changes in Emacs 24.4
2013-11-04 Glenn Morris <>
* startup.el (command-line-1): Allow `-L :...' to append to load-path.
2013-11-03 Stefan Monnier <>
* progmodes/ruby-mode.el (ruby-smie--rule-parent-skip-assign): Remove.
......@@ -2171,13 +2171,22 @@ A fancy display is used on graphic displays, normal otherwise."
(eval (read (or argval (pop command-line-args-left)))))
((member argi '("-L" "-directory"))
(setq tem (expand-file-name
(or argval (pop command-line-args-left)))))
(cond (splice (setcdr splice (cons tem (cdr splice)))
(setq splice (cdr splice)))
(t (setq load-path (cons tem load-path)
splice load-path))))
;; -L :/foo adds /foo to the _end_ of load-path.
(let (append)
(if (string-match-p
(setq tem (or argval (pop command-line-args-left))))
(setq tem (substring tem 1)
append t))
(setq tem (expand-file-name
(command-line-normalize-file-name tem)))
(cond (append (setq load-path
(append load-path (list tem)))
(if splice (setq splice load-path)))
(splice (setcdr splice (cons tem (cdr splice)))
(setq splice (cdr splice)))
(t (setq load-path (cons tem load-path)
splice load-path)))))
((member argi '("-l" "-load"))
(let* ((file (command-line-normalize-file-name
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