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From: Carsten Dominik <carsten.dominik@gmail.com>
To: Samuel Wales <samologist@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: bug: using remember can cause data corruption in other buffers
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 04:40:18 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <9F6B930E-B6C7-4C51-AEFA-B3BAA6E318FF@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20524da70903252013k59363813xc0e15d66efd0267b@mail.gmail.com>

On Mar 26, 2009, at 4:13 AM, Samuel Wales wrote:

> Hi Carsten,
> The following form in org-remember.el appears to set the global value.
>    (setq auto-save-visited-file-name t)
> This is the right thing for remember buffers, but it should be
> buffer-local.  It could lead to data corruption in other buffers if
> you make changes that you don't intend to be permanent.
> I think that
>  (set (make-variable-buffer-local ...) t)
> would fix it.

Applied, thanks.

> This might or might not also fix a bug where emacs thinks that another
> process is locking the file that is currently being edited.  I don't
> know why.
> Once this is fixed, I recommend that everybody who used git within the
> last day or so, and I think set the remember directory

Yes, this wil only have caused a problem for people who actually set  
the backup

Thank you.

- Carsten

      parent reply	other threads:[~2009-03-26  3:40 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2009-03-26  3:13 bug: using remember can cause data corruption in other buffers Samuel Wales
2009-03-26  3:20 ` Samuel Wales
2009-03-26  3:40 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]

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