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bug#4197: 23.1; error when try to run `server-start': directory .emacs.d


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#4197: 23.1; error when try to run `server-start': directory .emacs.d/server is unsafe
Date: Sun, 23 Aug 2009 06:21:31 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 22 Aug 2009 21:57:49 -0400
> 
> For a FAT32 system under w32, we probably don't need a prompt either (we
> should just skip the test instead) either the user is aware of the
> inherent insecurity of his system (in which case we can go on and ignore
> the problem without prompting), or he's not, in which case a prompt will
> just confuse him even more.

The user might have more than one filesystem on her machine.  Telling
her that the one she uses for ~/.emacs_d is insecure might cause her
to change her configuration, I think.





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