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Re: How to persist registers across sessions?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: How to persist registers across sessions?
Date: Fri, 01 Jul 2022 10:29:48 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Another possibility is to use frameset-save.  (Not surprisingly,
>> desktop.el already uses it.)
> I have been testing, I see the output of below command, and it looks
> like it does what it says, saving frameset.
> (frameset-save (frame-list)) 
> It should be possible to "read" back from there:
> (read-from-string (prin1-to-string (frameset-save (frame-list))))
> However, I get this error:
> eval: Invalid read syntax: "#" probably because somewhere inside I find this:
> (hywconfig-names (\"new1\" . #<window-configuration>)
> Thus I think that (frameset-save (frame-list)) cannot reliably
>  produce Lisp object that I can read back if there is
>  #<window-configuration> somewhere inside, as such is not readable.

I think that's why you'd be better off trying to use the `desktop.el`
code, which has already worked through those problems.
Then again, maybe `desktop.el` suffers from the same problem, of course.


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