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Re: A problem with read-only in emacs


From: D. Power
Subject: Re: A problem with read-only in emacs
Date: Sun, 27 Jul 2008 11:08:45 -0600
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:

> "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


Thanks, I'll look into that.

-- 
D. Power
"I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his 
own way."
-Robert Frost


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