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Re: Close .emacs file after customization?

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Close .emacs file after customization?
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2003 02:19:09 -0500

    > If I open the .emacs file in one instance, customize it, then do the
    > same in another instance, they both have an open copy of the buffer
    > and there are race conditions as to which emacs version should be
    > modifying the file.
    > Can we just fix customization to close the .emacs file after it modifies 

    It is possible, but it will not solve the problem.

Emacs interlocking should detect automatically when you lose with one
Emacs edits that were made with another Emacs.  If custom visits the
file in the normal way and does not do anything to disable or override
this mechanism, it will operate.

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