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## Re: [h-e-w] Emacs and Windows PATH variable

 From: Abhishek L Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Emacs and Windows PATH variable Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:53:38 +0530

Hi

>
> If you use console from windows, you can just open a new console and PATH
> will be updated. With emacs this does not work. Restarting emacs does not
> work either. The only way is to restart windows. Is there any way to change
> this behavior?

I usually do a (setenv "PATH" (concat (getenv "PATH")
";C:\\my-path\\to-something;")
when I want emacs to recognize a new path. I actually have this in my
init file itself as I use cmd rarely and have done most of PATH
customization by doing the above trick and setting the exec-path'
variable.

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