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To: Leo Prikler <>
Subject: bug#48223: EXWM knows nothing about Guix profiles
Date: Fri, 07 May 2021 21:15:17 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Leo Prikler's message of "Tue, 04 May 2021 13:37:18 +0200")

Leo Prikler <> writes:

Hello Leo,

> I just recently helped someone debug an issue they encountered when
> using EXWM.  It turned out their EMACSLOADPATH was set to
> "/run/current-system/profile/share/emacs/site-
> lisp:/gnu/store/1zszglsxl4zxy9alcwxjwj26d30qmyv9-emacs-
> 27.2/share/emacs/27.2/lisp" – quite notably, "$HOME/share/emacs/site-
> lisp" was missing.

Wow, I just hit this problem too.  Your message helped me finding the
problem right away.  My system which includes EXWM was still at
emacs-27.1, while I upgraded my profile to emacs-27.2.

> I think the launcher that we install in the install-xsession does not
> do sufficient work to set up the environment variables of the session
> appropriately.  In particular, I think it should source /etc/profile
> prior to running Emacs.

I think this is a very good idea.


Jan Nieuwenhuizen <> | GNU LilyPond
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  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-07 19:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-04 11:37 Leo Prikler
2021-05-07 19:15 ` janneke [this message]
2021-05-08  8:56   ` Jan Nieuwenhuizen
2021-05-08  9:26     ` Leo Prikler

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