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Re: autorevert.el

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: autorevert.el
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 21:40:35 +0200

> Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 22:56:31 -0600 (CST)
> From: Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden>
> What this could mean is that autoreverting of dired buffers may not
> work on MS-Windows or maybe that, on MS-windows, one could just
> automatically autorevert dired buffers every auto-revert-interval
> seconds, assuming one has a reasonably fast computer (admittedly a
> very suboptimal solution).

Both of these alternatives sound wrong to me.  I think on Windows
Emacs should listen to the special message sent by the OS whenever the
contents of some directory changes.  I believe this is how the Windows
Explorer and other programs know when to refresh their views of files
in a directory.

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