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Re: Proposed patch: allow user to disable lockfile creation

From: Dave Abrahams
Subject: Re: Proposed patch: allow user to disable lockfile creation
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2011 08:32:04 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/23.3 (darwin)

on Sat Jul 30 2011, Eli Zaretskii <eliz-AT-gnu.org> wrote:

>> From: Dave Abrahams <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 23:29:38 -0400
>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>>      address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
>> I'm sure that depends on your perspective about what's convenient.  The
>> advance warning feature may be convenient for you, but for me (and
>> apparently I'm not alone) it's a nuisance.  My patch simply allows
>> people to turn this feature off if they have the same experience as I
>> do.  Is there some reason it can't be accepted?
> You can always disable this feature by removing the CLASH_DETECTION
> macro definition on the appropriate header file in src/s/, can't you?

Sure, if I want to maintain my own fork, rebuild emacs at every new
release, and not benefit any of the other people who are bothered by
this feature.  I was really hoping to avoid all of those outcomes.

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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