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Re: kill-matching-buffers without confirmation

From: zhanghj
Subject: Re: kill-matching-buffers without confirmation
Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 09:50:40 +0800
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Kaushal Modi <address@hidden> writes:

> On Tue, May 23, 2017 at 9:03 AM Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> >> The suggestions to wrap `kill-matching-buffers' with `cl-letf' or `flet'
>> >> are overkill - misguided, IMHO.
>> > Using cl-letf is one of the valid ways.  I wouldn't call it an
>> > overkill.  It instead precisely does what the OP needed without have
>> > to rewrite the whole function in the user's config.
>> No, not "precisely".  It does more than you want.  E.g. it will also
>> affect other threads which could be running at the same time, or any
>> other piece of code that might run during this dynamic scope (e.g. while
>> debugging this code).
> TIL. Thanks.
>> It's good we can use such a workaround when there's no other solution,
>> but let's not design things in a way that requires the use of such hacks.
> I agree.
> The OP hasn't weighed in yet. But if it needs to be fixed, OP should file a
> bug report requesting that.
> Else, he can simply redefine the function in the config as Drew suggested.

What about a command like this:

(defun kill-matching-buffers (donot-ask)
(interactive "P")

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