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Re: mmap visited files?


From: Karl Eichwalder
Subject: Re: mmap visited files?
Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 18:37:04 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090006 (Oort Gnus v0.06) Emacs/21.2.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

address@hidden (Wolfgang Rupprecht) writes:

> If the program crashes, the data in the mmaped buffers still gets
> flushed to the underlying disk file by the OS.

I like Emacs concept to deal with files more: only override files when
the user says so.  It often happens I visit a file and want to save the
buffer holding file contents with a different name.

In case of a crash auto-saved files are good enough.

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