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Re: Misunderstanding set-buffer-modified-p?

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: Misunderstanding set-buffer-modified-p?
Date: Sat, 02 Jan 2021 07:02:23 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:

> It "doesn't work", in the sense that the buffer modeline is still marked
> modified after the function completes. It's not just a redisplay issue,
> either: running M-: (buffer-modified-p) returns t.


> Can anyone tell me if I'm doing something wrong, or I've understood
> something incorrectly?

I think what you're doing should work, so I'm wondering whether
something in the code is changing the current buffer, and you're calling
(set-buffer-modified-p nil) in the wrong buffer?  Not that any of the
functions between `with-current-buffer' and setting the modified flag
look suspicious, but...

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