[OS X Emacs] overwriting customizations.el

Dave Carlton tgunner52 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 22 11:32:07 EST 2008

I had the same problem here leaving my customizations.el in ~/Library/ 
Preferences/Aquamacs so I pulled the file into my ~/.startup/aquamacs/  
folder and added a

(setq custom-file "~/.startup/aquamacs/customizations.el")
(load custom-file)

to the head of my .emacs file. Problem is gone, I didn't have time to  
go chasing the real problem down and I prefer my stuff in my .startup  

As a further explanation, for years I have always put my startup stuff  
into a ~/.startup folder which I can quickly copy to another computer  
and run a .setlinks script which puts symlinks to .bashrc .emacs etc  
into the home folder. Works quite well and my .startup folder is under  
version control so all the computers on which it is installed are  
easily upgraded.

On Nov 20, 2008, at 6:08 AM, sergio wrote:

> okay, one more piece of info..
> i save my customizations for org-mode..
> then, i started up jabber.el again, and all my information was gone..
> so i added it back in..
> meanwhile, i had customizations.el open, and watched it...
> all of my customizations got zapped. and replaced with the stuff  
> from jabber.el..
> any ideas?
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> sergio
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