emacs custom-set-variables vs setq

Something strange is going on. It seems, pulling things out of the custom-set-variables no longer works?

Here's the test. Put the following in your init, nothing but just the following:

(custom-set-variables
 ;; custom-set-variables was added by Custom.
 ;; If you edit it by hand, you could mess it up, so be careful.
 ;; Your init file should contain only one such instance.
 ;; If there is more than one, they won't work right.
 '(minibuffer-prompt-properties
   (quote
    (read-only t cursor-intangible t face minibuffer-prompt))))

Restart emacs. Then, M-x query-replace and hold left arrow key to see if cursor went over the prompt. Cursor will not move into the prompt.

Now, delete that init, and use the following instead:

(setq minibuffer-prompt-properties (quote (read-only t cursor-intangible t face minibuffer-prompt)))

Restart emacs.

But now, it doesn't work?

This is emacs GNU Emacs 25.0.90.1

please comment and let me know what happens on your machine, and emacs version. M-x version.

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