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Re: can't see buffers that start with space


From: Hallvard B Furuseth
Subject: Re: can't see buffers that start with space
Date: 24 Oct 2001 21:53:19 +0200

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> If I visit or create a file which starts with a space, I can't see it
>> in the buffer list.  
> 
> Yes, Emacs uses buffers whose names begin with a space for its
> internal uses.
> 
> I'm not sure what to do with such files.  Any suggestions?

Maybe replace that convention with a buffer-internal-p flag whose
initial value defaults to
   (and (= ?  (aref (buffer-name) 0))
        (null buffer-file-name))
and can be overridden by the (few?) packages that visit files in such
internal-use buffers?

-- 
Hallvard



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