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Re: Preview: portable dumper

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: Preview: portable dumper
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 12:44:50 -0800
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On November 28, 2016 12:37:52 PM PST, Burton Samograd <address@hidden> wrote:
>> It's also possible to dump arbitrarily already-loaded Emacs
>processes, which you don't get with a merged ELC, so that's a
>functionality difference.
>You can dump a running process and have it come back exactly, GUI and
>everything? That would be a godsend, but given the dependency on lower
>level libraries written in C, I’m having a hard time seeing how this
>would work.

Frame and window objects come back dead after being restored from the dump. 
Buffers are intact though. If you want to preserve window configuration, you 
can layer saving and restoring of layout on top, just like desktop.el does.

>Burton Samograd

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