Commit c0f3e6b5 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Minor formatting tweak in the Emacs manual

* doc/emacs/custom.texi (Directory Variables): Don't have 2
footnotes back to back, it looks bad in HTML.  (Bug#31555)
parent fadf6535
......@@ -1313,16 +1313,13 @@ accomplished with @dfn{directory-local variables}.
@cindex @file{.dir-locals.el} file
The usual way to define directory-local variables is to put a file
named @file{.dir-locals.el}@footnote{ On MS-DOS, the name of this file
should be @file{_dir-locals.el}, due to limitations of the DOS
filesystems. If the filesystem is limited to 8+3 file names, the name
of the file will be truncated by the OS to @file{_dir-loc.el}.
}@footnote{ You can also use @file{.dir-locals-2.el}, which
is loaded in addition. This is useful when @file{.dir-locals.el} is
under version control in a shared repository and can't be used for
personal customizations. } in a
directory. Whenever Emacs visits any file in that directory or any of
its subdirectories, it will apply the directory-local variables
named @file{.dir-locals.el}@footnote{
On MS-DOS, the name of this file should be @file{_dir-locals.el}, due
to limitations of the DOS filesystems. If the filesystem is limited
to 8+3 file names, the name of the file will be truncated by the OS to
@file{_dir-loc.el}.
}in a directory. Whenever Emacs visits any file in that directory or
any of its subdirectories, it will apply the directory-local variables
specified in @file{.dir-locals.el}, as though they had been defined as
file-local variables for that file (@pxref{File Variables}). Emacs
searches for @file{.dir-locals.el} starting in the directory of the
......@@ -1331,6 +1328,11 @@ this search is skipped for remote files. If needed, the search can be
extended for remote files by setting the variable
@code{enable-remote-dir-locals} to @code{t}.
You can also use @file{.dir-locals-2.el}; if found, Emacs loads it
in addition to @file{.dir-locals.el}. This is useful when
@file{.dir-locals.el} is under version control in a shared repository
and can't be used for personal customizations.
The @file{.dir-locals.el} file should hold a specially-constructed
list, which maps major mode names (symbols) to alists
(@pxref{Association Lists,,, elisp, The Emacs Lisp Reference Manual}).
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