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Re: Missing `with' macro?

From: Mathias Dahl
Subject: Re: Missing `with' macro?
Date: Mon, 24 Jul 2006 16:33:31 +0200

> (setq buf (find-file tumme-db-file))
> ;; do a lot of stuff in it
> (save-buffer) ;; optionally
> (kill-buffer buf)

Just for the record, the above code will bomb out if the current window is
a minibuffer or is dedicated:  Always prefer find-file-noselect to find-file.

Thanks for the advice! I will probably replace it with a combination
of `with-temp-file' and `insert-file-contents'.

       Stefan "whose windows are all dedicated or minibuffers"

/Mathias - who has never cared about this dedicated business... :)

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