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bug#34765: 26.1; with-temp-buffer should not run buffer-list-update-hook

From: martin rudalics
Subject: bug#34765: 26.1; with-temp-buffer should not run buffer-list-update-hook
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 11:21:45 +0200

>  >> Maybe we should indeed rebind 'buffer-list-update-hook' around the
>  >> 'generate-new-buffer' and 'kill-buffer' calls of 'with-temp-buffer'.
>  >
>  > Wouldn't that be a backward-incompatible change?
> It would be a backward-incompatible change.
>  > How long did we call
>  > that hook for temporary buffers?
> Ever since that hook existed.
>  > Also, can generate-new-buffer and/or
>  > kill-buffer run some hooks which might modify other, non-temporary
>  > buffers?
> 'generate-new-buffer' calls 'get-buffer-create' and that one runs only
> 'buffer-list-update-hook'.  'kill-buffer' runs its usual hooks and if
> one of them runs 'kill-buffer' for another buffer we'd have a problem.
> An even more radical solution would be to never run
> 'buffer-list-update-hook' for buffers whose name starts with a space.
> Backward-incompatible as well but cleaner from a designer's POV.
> In either case it wouldn't help the OP since he probably (hopefully)
> won't need a solution for Emacs 27 (where he should be able to use
> 'window-selection-change-functions' instead) and we are certainly not
> going to change this for Emacs 26.

Stefan asked me to add a variable 'inhibit-buffer-list-update-hook'
and I came up with the attached.  WDYT?


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