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Re: Close .emacs file after customization?

From: Kevin A. Burton (burtonator)
Subject: Re: Close .emacs file after customization?
Date: 14 Jan 2003 22:16:07 -0800
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Kevin Rodgers <address@hidden> writes:

> Kevin A. Burton (burtonator) wrote:
> > This isn't a theoretical problem.  I am trying to run multiple .emacs 
> > versions
> > and I want to maintain the same customization options across Emacs 
> > instances.
> > If I open the .emacs file in one instance, customize it, then do the same in
> > another instance, they both have an open copy of the buffer and there are 
> > race
> > conditions as to which emacs version should be modifying the file.
> Shouldn't the locking mechanism at least ask you what to do before editing or
> saving the buffer?

It does in some situations but it isn't as persistent as I would like.

It is also just VERY annoying.


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