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Re: A problem with read-only in emacs


From: Tim X
Subject: Re: A problem with read-only in emacs
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 14:33:36 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

"D. Power" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
>
> I hope someone can help me with this little problem.  It seems that I 
> (or the keyboard-walking kitten) have somehow changed the settings in 
> emacs (21.2.1) so that new files are created as read-only, so I have to 
> chmod any new file before I can edit it.  What have I (or the kitten) 
> done, and how can I undo it?

Maybe set-defa8ult-file-modes will help.

,----[ C-h f set-default-file-modes RET ]
| set-default-file-modes is a built-in function in `C source code'.
| 
| (set-default-file-modes mode)
| 
| Set the file permission bits for newly created files.
| The argument mode should be an integer; only the low 9 bits are used.
| This setting is inherited by subprocesses.
| 
| [back]
`----

regards, 

Tim

-- 
tcross (at) rapttech dot com dot au


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