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Re: tramp (2.0.25); saving remote buffer fails

From: clemens fischer
Subject: Re: tramp (2.0.25); saving remote buffer fails
Date: 29 Dec 2002 21:43:44 +0100
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address@hidden (Kai Großjohann):

> Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:
>> I don't see the point why Tramp shall support find-backup-file-name
>> this case. This function is forwarded to ange-ftp always (because the
>> FTP method is active). ange-ftp hasn't implemented this method, but
>> forwards it to the default handler.
> Ah, forwarding to Ange-FTP is what I had in mind.  I forgot that
> after your changes, everything works differently :-)  I think with
> the old version, the forwarding might have failed.
> So Tramp includes the "support" that I was thinking of, already.
>> And this one doesn't know what to do:
>> (find-backup-file-name "/ftp:localhost:.emacs")
>> nil
>> According to the documentation this is a valid answer ("If the value
>> is nil, don't make a backup.") Usually there doesn't seem to be a
>> problem if ange-ftp is used without Tramp. Hmm.
> `Hmm' indeed!  I wonder what would happen if Tramp was removed from
> file-name-handler-alist and Ange-FTP was added and then Clemens tried
> to access the file via Ange-FTP (using the old syntax).
> I hope I have time to debug this soon.
> -- 
> Ambibibentists unite!


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