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Re: call-process and incremental display of output

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: call-process and incremental display of output
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2018 18:05:51 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> You might like to (setq-local window-point-insertion-type t) in your
>> buffer (make sure you do it before the buffer is displayed in a window).
> I'm curious why `save-excursion' doesn't respect the value of
> `window-point-insertion-type' ?  I was wondering about this for some
> time now.  The behavior I want is to always append the output to the end
> of the buffer but not annoy the user if they decide to move the point
> somewhere else to look at previous output.  In this case the point
> should stay where it is.  This sounds exactly like what markers are
> supposed to do.  Unfortunately the marker created by `save-excursion'
> always has a `nil' insertion type.  This means I have to maintain my own
> marker in an `unwind-protect' similar to what the compilation mode does.
> Are there any objections to changing `save-excursion' behavior ?

I lost you: where do you save-excursion?


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