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bug#8720: 24.0.50; load-theme in .emacs makes it easy to inadvertently d
bug#8720: 24.0.50; load-theme in .emacs makes it easy to inadvertently delete custom-set variables
Tue, 28 Jun 2011 00:34:04 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)
David Engster <address@hidden> writes:
> I'm afraid even with your patch the actual feature will still not
> work, meaning you'll be asked if you want to "treat this theme as
> safe" every time you start Emacs, because the customize section simply
> hasn't been read yet.
Yes, you're right.
> I guess to reliably use customize during startup, it would have to
> automatically read the custom sections as soon as it is loaded. Is that
> somehow possible?
Not without making Emacs startup way more complicated than it is.
Since there appears to be no way to really solve this problem, I suggest
simply mitigating it, by adding an optional argument to `load-theme'
skips the confirmation. Users who wish to call `load-theme' in the init
file can then use this argument.
If no one has a better suggestion, I will go ahead and implement this,
and update the relevant docstrings to mention this pitfall.