>>>> "David" == David M Karr
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David> Please describe as succinctly as possible:
David> - What happened.
David> - What you thought should have happened.
David> - Precisely what you were doing at the time.
David> Please also include any C or lisp back-traces that you may have.
David> Dear Bug Team!
David> Last night I upgraded my Cygwin and XEmacs/Cygwin versions. I just noticed
David> that there's now a problem with editing read-only files in XEmacs. When
David> a file that is read-only to me, the mode line isn't showing it to be
David> I can enter characters into the file, but if I try to save the file, it (of
David> course) gives me a "permission denied" error. Why is the buffer
David> when I view it in XEmacs?
I noticed one detail that might be useful. When I edit a file that looks like
the following from "ls -l":
-r--r--r-- 1 dmkarr None 248833 Nov 1 20:22 filename
then editing the file puts it into a read-only buffer, with "%%" in the
However, if the "ls -l" output looks like this:
-r-xr-xr-x 1 dmkarr None 6763 Oct 27 12:25 filename
then it doesn't get a read-only buffer.
David M. Karr ; Java/J2EE/XML/Unix/C++