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Re: inhibit-read-only

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: inhibit-read-only
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:10:41 +0100
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>     The following makes everything writable:
>     (let ((debug-on-error t)
>       (inhibit-read-only t))
>        (error "?"))
> Could you be more precise than "makes everything writable"?  Do you
> mean that everything is writable while you are in the debugger?

Yes.  The problem is that `inhibit-read-only' is not buffer-local like
`buffer-read-only'.  Hence, entering the debugger has a rather global
side-effect.  I'm afraid there's nothing that could be done here.

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