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Re: [gmane.emacs.bugs] Emacs fails to start properly if the current work

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [gmane.emacs.bugs] Emacs fails to start properly if the current working directory is on a vfat or ntfs filesystem
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2008 10:57:20 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> Isn't that sort of dangerous?  If Emacs only uses characters which are
>> _garanteed_ to work on any no matter how stupid, that would seem to
>> dramatically increase the chances of a clash with a real filename...

>     A good reason to save those non-file-buffers in a separate directory.

> There are disadvantages to that.

> If that separate directory is under the user's home dir, other people
> who can edit the same file will have trouble finding it.

> It could be under the same directory as the file being edited,
> but that involves creating a directory for this under each directory
> where you edit files.

What "file being edited"?  I'm talking about "non-file-buffers".


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