Commit fd9fad06 authored by Noam Postavsky's avatar Noam Postavsky
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Give more helpful warning about setting HOME

* src/w32.c (init_environment): Improve warning message that pops when
Emacs sets HOME according to existence of C:\.emacs (Bug #11612).
Co-authored-by: default avatarEli Zaretskii <>
parent ea6b01d4
......@@ -2773,9 +2773,12 @@ init_environment (char ** argv)
if (strcmp (env_vars[i].name, "HOME") == 0 && !appdata)
= Fcons (listn (CONSTYPE_HEAP, 2,
intern ("initialization"),
build_string ("Setting HOME to C:\\ by default is deprecated")),
= Fcons
(listn (CONSTYPE_HEAP, 2,
intern ("initialization"), build_string
("Use of `C:\\.emacs' without defining `HOME' "
"in the environment is deprecated,\n"
"see `Windows Home' in the Emacs manual."))),
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