The following environment variables affect the
operation at startup.
The following user options affect the general operation of
The default value specifies a subdirectory named url/ in the standard Emacs user data directory specified by the variable
user-emacs-directory(normally ~/.emacs.d). However, the old default was ~/.url, and this directory is used instead if it exists.
The function to use for asking yes or no functions. This is normally either
yes-or-no-p, but could be another function taking a single argument (the prompt) and returning
tonly if an affirmative answer is given.
A symbol specifying the type of gateway support to use for connections from the local machine. The supported methods are:
- Run telnet in a subprocess to connect;
- Rlogin to another machine to connect;
- Connect through a socks server;
- Connect with SSL;
- Connect directly.
The User Agent string used for sending HTTP/HTTPS requests. The value should be a string or a function of no arguments that returns a string. The default value is ‘User-Agent: package-name URL/Emacs’, where package-name is the value of
url-package-nameand its version, if they are non-