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Re: file-precious-flag not taken seriously enough?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: file-precious-flag not taken seriously enough?
Date: Sat, 15 Nov 2008 09:55:27 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> In case the usual file saving method results in a problem (which
>> file-precious-flag was set to prevent), shouldn't there be a warning
>> message here to inform the user?  Not to distract him/her, but so that
>> they can find a clue in the *Messages* buffer after something has gone
>> wrong.
> Or another option: at least flash a message that file-precious-flag is
> going to be ignored, when that's the case.

Yes, a message like "Dir read-only: ignoring file-precious-flag" sounds like
a good idea.


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