> It is very weird. In my work place, I was using REDHAT 9 and SUSE 9.3.
> In there, emacs (21) write the buffer regardless of the file
Even if you start it with the options -q --no-site-file?
If it works OK with -q, there is something in your ~/.emacs file (or
system default.el file) to blame. If it works OK with --no-site-file,
there is some problem in your system's site-start.el file.
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