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I've created a new configuration layer (read more about it below) for multi-term but the settings specified there don't seem to apply.

Here is the code in particular

;;; packages.el --- rgp-multi-term Layer packages File for Spacemacs

(defun rgp-multi-term/init-multi-term ()
  "Initialize rgp-multi-term"
  (use-package multi-term
    :commands multi-term
    :defer t
    :init
    (progn
      (setq multi-term-program "/bin/zsh")
      (add-hook 'term-mode-hook (lambda() (setq yas-dont-activate t))))))

Multi-term itself works fine, but when I check for the value of multi-term-program it returns nil So just to clarify, my problem is that the settings I specify in my configuration layer aren't applying.

I successfully added many other layers but I'm having some kind of problem with this one in particular.

Any ideas what's going on?

Thanks!

NOTE: A configuration layer is an Spacemacs specific term. It's basically a place to place some settings for a particular package. It uses the same syntax as the use-package package.

  • Please clarify the problem and try to make you question self-contained. (Incidentally, I think "layer" may be a spacemacs-specific term that will be unknown to most Emacs users.) – Dan Oct 26 '15 at 15:19
  • You're right. Configuration-layer is a spacemacs-specific term. Certainly it will be unknow to most Emacs users, but that's why I tagged the question as Spacemacs. – RafaelGP Oct 26 '15 at 15:39
  • By "self-contained," I meant could you please post the specific code snippets that are giving you trouble? You'll probably get more help if people don't have to follow links to your commits. – Dan Oct 27 '15 at 11:36
  • I'm not sure you can have more than one use-package for a particular package. If you are using the shell layer you may already have a use-package multi-term section. I'm not sure about this which is why this is a comment rather than an answer. But you might want to look into it. – Ista Oct 29 '15 at 16:35

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