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Re: PATCH: Eliminate PDF deletion in Windows

From: Carl Sorensen
Subject: Re: PATCH: Eliminate PDF deletion in Windows
Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 21:32:36 -0600

On 4/27/10 10:49 PM, "Nathan Reed" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Lilypond would attempt to delete the output PDF before overwriting it in
> Windows
> (but no other platforms).  This is unnecessary and causes problems with
> certain
> PDF viewers, e.g. Sumatra, where the PDF is kept open in a way that allows
> overwriting but not deletion.  See also the discussion on bug-lilypond[1].

I've reviewed this patch, and it looks good to me.  I don't run LilyPond on
Windows.  Nathan has tested with multiple PDF viewers, and it seems to be
better on some and no worse on any of them that have been tested.

Are there any objections to having me push this patch?



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