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Re: How does Emacs find the buffer for a file?

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: How does Emacs find the buffer for a file?
Date: Sun, 16 Jun 2002 15:50:57 +0200
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

|> On Sat, 15 Jun 2002 address@hidden wrote:
|> > When you do C-x C-f /some/file RET, then Emacs runs
|> > insert-file-contents and puts the output in some buffer.  How does
|> > Emacs determine the buffer from the filename?
|> See buffer.c:Fget_file_buffer.  It is called by find-file-noselect, a 
|> subroutine of find-file.

See also create-file-buffer, also called by find-file-noselect, for
creating a new, unique buffer.


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