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Re: find-file sometimes doesn't

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: find-file sometimes doesn't
Date: Wed, 07 Dec 2005 23:37:50 -0800

Richard M. Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:

>     In the last week, sometimes maybe 1 in 20 times, "C-x C-f (find-file)
>     RET" won't find the given file. However, the symptom is that if I'm
>     editing buffer "foo", and run find-file to open file bar, instead of
>     getting two equally-sized windows containing "foo" and "bar", I get two
>     "foo" windows, one of which is only three lines high.
> If you delete the second window and try again, does it fail again?

It's very sporadic. So far, the second time I use find-file on the file,
it succeeds normally.

>     Coincidentally in the last week, I've noticed that when Emacs starts,
>     instead of the splash screen taking up the entire frame, the last buffer
>     edited (I use desktop) appears, with a small GNU Emacs window at the
>     bottom saying to use C-l to start editing. The coincidence is that this
>     small window is also three lines and is accompanied by the same light
>     show as I mentioned above.
> Is this reproducible?
> If so, can you please debug it?

As soon as I can reproduce it, I will. Perhaps it is tickled by
something odd in the desktop file, much like some buffer causes the Gnus
buffers not to highlight properly (at least we know in that case it's a
buffer that uses hilite (?)).

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