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bug#9639: 24.0.90; Problem with bury-buffer in minibuffer-hide-completio


From: martin rudalics
Subject: bug#9639: 24.0.90; Problem with bury-buffer in minibuffer-hide-completions
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 17:51:22 +0200
User-agent: Thunderbird 2.0.0.21 (Windows/20090302)

> In Emacs-23, marking the window as dedicated via
> display-buffer-mark-dedicated was handy but indeed had the disadvantage
> of preventing the window's reuse by display-buffer.  I think in Emacs-24
> this disadvantage is less serious because the completion code is a lot
> more careful to not leave the *Completion* displayed too long.
> So making display-buffer-mark-dedicated work (which we need to do in any
> case) should be all that's needed to fix the bug.
>
> But of course, if we can get the *Completions* window/frame deleted
> without marking it as dedicated, that'd be fine as well.

I think both `quit-window' and `bury-buffer' should handle this the same
way now.  So if bug#7368 has not been resolved yet we should be able to
display completions in a non-dedicated window and quit that afterwards.

martin





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