[OS X Emacs] scratch and scratch <2>

Ivan Werning iwerning at gmail.com
Sat Oct 18 11:52:55 EDT 2008

Yes, the second scrath clearly has to do with my command:
(desktop-save-mode 1)
is there any way to get the desktop saved but not get this problem?

Should I perhaps delete my desktop.el file to restart it in case it  
got somehow corrupted (I do not know where it is).


On Oct 18, 2008, at 10:44 AM, José Miguel Figueroa-O'Farrill wrote:

> On 18 Oct 2008, at 15:33, Ivan Werning wrote:
>> On Oct 15, 2008, at 3:15 PM, David Reitter wrote:
>>>>> (setq aquamacs-scratch-file nil)
>>>>> in your Preferences.el
>>>>> change anything?
>> I deleted all my preferences, now I only get one scratch. (It no  
>> longer opens the files I was working with in the previous session  
>> though; I must have deleted something I had there).
> This sounds familiar.  I had the same problem and it was due to  
> desktop.el.  There is a way to tell desktop.el not to restore the  
> *scratch* buffer, but this stopped working in Aquamacs somewhere  
> between 1.0 and 1.4, I forget exactly.  So it used to try to restore  
> the *scratch* but since there was already one, it gave a warning  
> when doing it.  At any rate, one ended up with two scratch buffers.   
> Since desktop.el never really worked well with Aquamcs, I stopped  
> using it.  Instead I use the menu "File->Open Recent" a lot :)  It's  
> not as convenient as desktop.el, but I can live with it, especially  
> since the only time I close Aquamacs is when I restart the computer.
> Cheers, José
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