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Re: Exit hooks not run at logout on w32

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Exit hooks not run at logout on w32
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 17:00:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> Jason Rumney wrote:
>> As I said at the start of the thread, it would be correct for Emacs
>> to flush its autosave buffers to disk at this point, but not to
>> start asking all the questions that save-buffers-kill-emacs
>> does. What if Emacs is on a secondary monitor, and the Graphics
>> driver shuts it off when it receives the shutdown message? Emacs
>> will be delaying shutdown waiting for a response, while the user
>> cannot see it.
> The problem with autosave is that data might be lost if the user
> happens to use some other tool to edit the files afterwards.

Tough.  That's what "editing" means.  I don't want changes saved
without my saying so: that might end up the file in a terminally ill
state, like when I cut out a large region for the purpose of pasting
it somewhere else, and then Emacs shuts down.

Recovering a session is good enough for me.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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