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bug#4050: 23.1.50; iswitchb virtual buffers don't play well with symlink
bug#4050: 23.1.50; iswitchb virtual buffers don't play well with symlinks
Sun, 13 Sep 2009 16:23:03 -0400
Could you take a look at this bug report? Thanks.
Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> wrote:
> I use iswitchb and the virtual buffer feature
> (iswitchb-use-virtual-buffers set to t). It's a great feature, but it
> doesn't play well with symlinks.
> I keep all my config files in a git repository. For example, my
> ~/.emacs is a symlink to ~/repos/configs/dot-emacs.el. Now I fire up
> iswithb and type ".emacs". There's no such buffer, so it shows the
> virtual buffer ".emacs" and I hit RET.
> Now I'm queried:
> Symbolic link to Git-controlled source file; follow link? (y or n)
> That's ok, and I say yes. The echo area says:
> Followed link to /home/horn/repos/configs/dot-emacs.el
> Also, the file is opened, and a buffer dot-emacs.el exists now. But
> then I get another query:
> No buffer matching `.emacs', create one? (y or n)
> When I say yes, an empty .emacs buffer is created. When I say no, no
> new buffer is created, but I stay in the buffer I invoked iswitchb
> from. The dot-emacs.el buffer is open, but not switched to.
- bug#4050: 23.1.50; iswitchb virtual buffers don't play well with symlinks,
Chong Yidong <=