Commit f95a841c authored by Jason Rumney's avatar Jason Rumney
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(General Variables): Default HOME on MS Windows has changed.

parent e4b477a1
2005-07-15 Jason Rumney <>
* cmdargs.texi (General Variables): Default HOME on MS Windows has
2005-07-08 Kenichi Handa <>
* mule.texi (Recognize Coding): Recommend
......@@ -481,7 +481,9 @@ The location of the user's files in the directory tree; used for
expansion of file names starting with a tilde (@file{~}). On MS-DOS, it
defaults to the directory from which Emacs was started, with @samp{/bin}
removed from the end if it was present. On Windows, the default value
of @env{HOME} is @file{C:/}, the root directory of drive @file{C:}.
of @env{HOME} is the @file{Application Data} subdirectory of the user
profile directory, though for backwards compatibility @file{C:/} will
be used instead if a @file{.emacs} file is found there.
The name of the machine that Emacs is running on.
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