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Re: call-process temp buffer modified when it shouldn't be

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: call-process temp buffer modified when it shouldn't be
Date: Sat, 08 Dec 2001 09:55:39 +0200

> From: "Paul Smith" <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 07 Dec 2001 16:49:53 -0500
> IOW, after the call-process for movemail it tested two things, the exit
> code and the modification status of the buffer.  Movemail succeeded and
> did the right thing, so the return code was 0.  However, the buffer was
> marked as modified!  I looked and it was completely empty (as expected).
> So then I played around with "emacs -q -no-site-file" and I discovered
> that if I had these two customizations set up (and nothing else) in
> Emacs:
>   (custom-set-variables
>    '(inhibit-eol-conversion t)
>    '(enable-multibyte-characters nil)
>   )
> then the problem would show up.

Thank you for your report.

Erik Naggum reported an identical problem back in October, a few days
after v21.1 was released.  This bug is already fixed in the CVS; you
can find the patch to fix this if you go to


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