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Re: Settings

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Settings
Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 06:18:11 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> I don't have a strong opinion on that, but I think it's important to
> realize that depending on the circumstances, the custom-set-variables
> call may have to come before some of the user's config as well as it may
> also have to come after some of the user's config.
> IOW if Emacs just loads ~/.emacs.d/custom.el before ~/.emacs.d/emacs.el
> some things will break, and same thing if it swaps the order.

Yes, the currently kinda-not-defined evaluation order of the custom
stuff is also painful to deal with.  By having it outside of .emacs, we
could provide a well-defined evaluation order.  (That could be
controlled by the user, or course.)

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