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Re: tramp (2.2.5-pre); Lingering default-directory causing damage

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: tramp (2.2.5-pre); Lingering default-directory causing damage
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 17:38:01 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

Dave Abrahams <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Dave,

>> But this would also alter other buffers, which are still useful (like
>> dired buffers etc). For those buffers, it would be fatal if
>> `default-directory' would have been faked.
> Deleting them would be bad in many circumstances, e.g. if they are Gnus
> buffers.

So we have a conflict, 'cause faking the default directory would also
hit buffers I do not want to change this way in my use case.

Wouldn't it be better to ask the Gnus folks to use a local default
directory for their buffers? Like this:

(let ((default-directory user-emacs-directory))

Best regards, Michael.

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