[OS X Emacs] Saving without Resource Fork

José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill j.m.figueroa at ed.ac.uk
Tue Feb 5 18:45:58 EST 2008

On 5 Feb 2008, at 15:58, Joshua Smith wrote:

> I just switched to Aquamacs from one of the other compilations, and  
> I really like it.  However, there is one behavior I dislike:
> When I open a file with Aquamacs, and then save it, its resource  
> fork is changed so that the Finder now thinks it is an Aquamacs  
> file.  Since Emacs is a general purpose editor, I think this is the  
> wrong thing to do in almost every case.
> Is there any way to change this behavior, and have Aquamacs write  
> the file but not touch the resource fork?
> -Joshua

I'm not sure this is relevant in your case, but perhaps you could try  
to set the variable


to something other than 't'?

Cheers, José

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