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Re: inconsistent behavior of M-x info

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: inconsistent behavior of M-x info
Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2004 12:59:17 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>     > I renamed the *info* buffer as `wisent' because I wanted to browse
>     > the wisent info pages and compare them with the bison info pages.
>     >
>     > Then I typed M-x info, and instead of making a new *info* buffer,
>     > the info `dir' file appeared inside my `wisent' buffer.
>     >
>     > This is inconsistent with the behavior of e.g. M-x shell, M-x
>     > run-clisp (my wrapper for `inferior-lisp').
> However, it is consistent with M-x grep.  I am not sure which behavior
> is better here.

I don't see how M-x grep is different from e.g. M-x shell.  Calling
M-x grep on a buffer in grep-mode but renamed to a name other than
*grep* will create a new *grep* buffer.

Juri Linkov

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