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Re: Emacs22 large file y-or-n-p

From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Emacs22 large file y-or-n-p
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 02:15:17 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Brendan Halpin <> writes:

> Emacs 22 has a check when visiting files for size, and a threshold
> above which it queries the user whether s/he really wants to load
> the file. Mostly this is a good idea, but I regularly want to load
> my ~/RMAIL which gets ridiculously large.
> Is there a lightweight way to avoid the check for RMAIL? I've
> looked at the code (for find-file-noselect) and that permits
> different size thresholds (and turning the check off altogether). 
> Would defadvice around the rmail defun provide a handle? e.g.
> temporarily raise the threshold variable's value to 100MB and
> revert it afterwards?

Really Brendan!  M-x apropos RET large.*file RET

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