is a variable defined in `
Its value is
- This variable may be risky if used as a file-local variable.
Directory containing the user's Emacs Lisp packages.
The directory name should be absolute.
Apart from this directory, Emacs also looks for system-wide
packages in `package-directory-list'.
You can customize this variable.
This variable was introduced, or its default value was changed, in
version 24.1 of Emacs.