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Re: [O] How to safely update from ver. 8.2.10 to 8.3.x

From: Cook, Malcolm
Subject: Re: [O] How to safely update from ver. 8.2.10 to 8.3.x
Date: Mon, 22 Aug 2016 22:13:47 +0000

> > I would not trust the result from failing to drop the -Q since the -Q is 
> > what
 > prevents your init file from loading, which we are explicitly trying to avoid
 > for the sake of compiling org in a fresh environment.
 > >
 > According to [[info:emacs#Initial Options]], --batch implies -q.
 > About -q and -Q, we have:
 >     ‘-q’
 >     ‘--no-init-file’
 >          Do not load any initialization file (*note Init File::).  When
 >          Emacs is invoked with this option, the Customize facility does not
 >          allow options to be saved (*note Easy Customization::).  This
 >          option does not disable loading ‘site-start.el’.
 > [...]
 >     ‘-Q’
 >     ‘--quick’
 >          Start emacs with minimum customizations.  This is similar to using
 >          ‘-q’, ‘--no-site-file’, ‘--no-site-lisp’, and ‘--no-splash’
 >          together.  This also stops Emacs from processing X resources by
 >          setting ‘inhibit-x-resources’ to ‘t’ (*note Resources::).

Aha - thanks for the rundown..... 

 > So --batch implies -q, which is enough to bypass init.el.  -Q is
 > stronger than -q: it adds ‘--no-site-file’, ‘--no-site-lisp’, and
 > ‘--no-splash’ and inibits X resources.  But AFAIK, only my init.el
 > loads Org, and not site-start.el, which is empty here, or any Lisp
 > file in a site-lisp directory.  I searched every file in
 > /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp for "org" and I didn't find any line that
 > loads Org.
 > I am an Emacs beginner though, so I may be wrong.

I'm now figuring you're right.

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