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Re: bogus extra RET required when entering filenames (etc)?

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: bogus extra RET required when entering filenames (etc)?
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 10:05:28 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:


>> There's a file in /tmp called "/tmp/x.c".  I type:
>>    C-x C-f /tmp/x.c RET
>> However, instead of visiting the file (which incidentally is already
>> in a buffer), emacs prints " [confirm]" at the end of the prompt, and
>> I have to hit RET again.
> This was from the recent introduction of the variable
> confirm-nonexistent-file-or-buffer---previously
> find-file-confirm-nonexistent-file---which had its default set as t.
> I've checked in a fix to switch the default to nil.

But Miles said the file already existed.  Why was he asked for
confirmation then?


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