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Re: Big desktop undo buffer crashes Emacs

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: Big desktop undo buffer crashes Emacs
Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 21:59:22 -0700

Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> wrote:

> I now realize that *desktop* is not a file visiting buffer, so it does
> not matter if people mess it up.  Thus one can indeed just disable
> undo rather than applying the patch I proposed.  But that user visible
> *desktop* buffer is confusing, especially if the user also has a
> buffer visiting his desktop-base-file-name, since the two buffers are
> identical.  Is there any reason not to rename "*desktop*" to
> " *desktop" (with a leading space) and kill it after it is written to
> disk?  Is there any reason to keep this buffer hanging around
> consuming some memory and being user visible?

Thanks, Luc. This exact thought coursed through my mind. Would Mr.
Desktop please chime in?
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