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From: Kyle Meyer <kyle@kyleam.com>
To: 吴锐扬 <ywwry66@gmail.com>
Cc: "Berry, Charles" <ccberry@health.ucsd.edu>,
	"emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: Confusion about org-confirm-babel-evaluate's behavior while exporting lob calls
Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 23:16:32 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87pn51u3fz.fsf@kyleam.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <5A8F4FFB-14DD-4577-99B6-EF557074DEC0@gmail.com>

吴锐扬 writes:

> The author explained his motivation for the commit in the mailing list before it got applied:
>> That's because lob calls get wrapped internally in an anonymous
>> emacs-lisp source block that then feeds through the result from the
>> actual call as elisp.  The attached patch should suppress the
>> confirmation for the wrapper call.  To the best of my knowledge nothing
>> dangerous can happen with that evaluation and all confirmations for the
>> call stack down from there have already taken place according to the
>> users' setup.

Just for reference: it looks like that's


> If I understand correctly, executing a lob call would trigger two user
> confirmations in the past, and this commit was meant to suppress one
> of the two confirmations. (I may be wrong since I am a fairly new user
> of org mode.)

Thanks for digging.  Indeed, if you go back to the parent of 56bf3d789
(Babel: avoid superfluous confirmation for internal wrapper,
2013-04-10), there are two queries.  On that commit, there is one.

> Now there is no confirmation at all. IMHO, there should be exactly
> one confirmation ideally.

It looks like the query went away with dbb375fdf (Simplify Babel calls
evaluation, 2016-06-16), which was included in the 9.0 release.  Based
on a quick glance at that commit, I don't think that was an intentional

I won't take a closer look at this until at least this weekend, though.
I'd be very happy if someone beat me to it.

  reply	other threads:[~2020-10-29  3:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-10-14 20:18 Confusion about org-confirm-babel-evaluate's behavior while exporting lob calls 吴锐扬
2020-10-27 17:47 ` 吴锐扬
2020-10-28 11:32 ` Eric S Fraga
2020-10-28 17:26   ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-10-29  1:29     ` 吴锐扬
2020-10-29  3:16       ` Kyle Meyer [this message]
2020-10-29 17:17         ` Berry, Charles via General discussions about Org-mode.
2020-11-01 23:44         ` Kyle Meyer
2020-11-02  0:41           ` 吴锐扬
2020-10-29 19:05     ` Achim Gratz

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