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Kim F. Storm
15 Oct 2003 23:20:55 +0200
Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50
Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> Has anyone ever tried to use this variable ?
Not me. Is this a new option?
> It has some really nasty effects. Let's see a session:
> % emacs -q --no-site-file
> M-: (setq auto-save-visited-file-name t)
> C-x C-f ~/tmp/foo.txt RET
> type in some text with é or à
> C-x C-s
> # Now foo.txt has size 30, for instance, using latin-1.
> SPC DEL
> # Wait until the buffer is auto-saved.
> # BUG-1: Now foo.txt has size 32, using emacs-mule encoding.
> C-x C-s
> # BUG-2: Emacs prompts because the file was "changed since saved".
> # let's not save, but kill the buffer instead.
> C-x k RET
> # BUG-3: foo.txt does not exist any more because Emacs thought it
> # was the auto-save file and should thus be removed.
> I think we need to do something.
> Maybe fix the above bugs, which might uglify a good bit of the code.
Re. bug 1, I haven't a clue.
.. but doesn't that mean that auto-save files are always saved
in emacs-mule rather than the current coding of the buffer?
That sounds like a more generic error that needs fixing anyway.
Re. bug 2, checking the varibale in basic-save-buffer seems to be
Re. bug 3, checking the variable in delete-auto-save-file-if-necessary
seems to be trivial too.
> Or maybe remove the option instead.
> Or at least make it into a `defvar' rather than `defcustom'.
I think we should try to fix it...
Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk