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Re: Emacs and shell variables

Stefan Bellon <sbellon@sbellon.de> writes:

> The variables *are* already in ~/.bashrc (and they're exported there).
> But Emacs only knows about them if I start Emacs from a bash. If I
> however use a function key I have defined with fvwm, then Emacs doesn't
> start with the shell as parent and therefore hasn't the variables set.
> And I'd like Emacs to have those variables set even then.

Then arrange to have your X init scripts read your bashrc before
starting fvwm.  Which file, exactly, will depend on your setup, how
you start X, etc.

Alan Shutko <ats@acm.org> - In a variety of flavors!
Jealousy is all the fun you think they have.

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