[Maxima] how to re-define the HOME directory?
amundson at fnal.gov
Tue Jun 2 10:21:32 CDT 2009
On 06/02/2009 02:28 AM, Leo Butler wrote:
> Oliver's solution is destined to have further problems with it, because
> changing HOME is such a heavy-handed solution. Moreover, by putting in a
> link to ~/.Xauthority, he's not really playing by the rules.
> What is needed, I think, is a command-line option that allows the user
> to set the init file at run-time. This is presently lacking.
The environment variable MAXIMA_USERDIR would solve this problem if it
wasn't currently broken. (Of course, it's an environment variable, not a
command-line option.) Is there any reason that fixing MAXIMA_USERDIR
wouldn't solve all the problems discussed here?
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