Commit f0cdd9e4 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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Document ~/.emacs.d/init.el.

parent 4d4d36b1
2005-10-29 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* os.texi (Init File): Document ~/.emacs.d/init.el.
2005-10-29 Richard M. Stallman <rms@gnu.org>
* internals.texi (Garbage Collection): Document memory-full.
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When you start Emacs, it normally attempts to load your @dfn{init
file}, a file in your home directory. Its normal name is
@file{.emacs}, but you can alternatively call it @file{.emacs.el}.
You can also store it inside a subdirectory @file{.emacs.d}.
Whichever place you use, you can also compile the file (@pxref{Byte
Compilation}); then the actual file loaded will be @file{.emacs.elc}.
@file{.emacs}, but you can also call it @file{.emacs.el}.
Alternatively, you can use a file named @file{init.el} in a
subdirectory @file{.emacs.d}. Whichever place you use, you can also
compile the file (@pxref{Byte Compilation}); then the actual file
loaded will be @file{.emacs.elc} or @file{init.elc}.
The command-line switches @samp{-q}, @samp{-Q}, and @samp{-u}
control whether and where to find the init file; @samp{-q} (and the
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