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Re: Conversion of old db

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel
Subject: Re: Conversion of old db
Date: Fri, 27 Dec 2019 22:03:46 -0600

On 27 December 2019 at 21:45, Roland Winkler wrote:
| On Fri Dec 27 2019 Dirk Eddelbuettel wrote:
| > Wow, yes!  Loads faster and ... works with old the db.  Amazing.
| I am glad this helped!

Me too :)

| > Got one set of messages:
| > 
| >   Warning (undo): Buffer ‘*BBDB*’ undo info was 12368960 bytes long.
| >   The undo info was discarded because it exceeded `undo-outer-limit'.
| Thanks for reporting this!  There is really no reason why Emacs
| should record the changes of the buffer *BBDB* because this buffer
| is not directly editable like other buffers.  Usually, this is
| not a problem anyway when the BBDB database is small.  But your
| fairly big database makes Emacs choke.  So bbdb-mode should bind
| buffer-undo-list to t.
| I'll do that.

Do you have a simple two or three liner I could add to .emacs to the same
| (I am surprised that nobody reported this problem previously.)

Guessing here but maybe because Emacs is reasonably subtle here and keep the
*Message* in a background buffer?  It wasn't a hard "failed, here is the
message" error.


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