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Re: <filename> changed on disk; really edit the buffer?

From: mdaily2002
Subject: Re: <filename> changed on disk; really edit the buffer?
Date: Sun, 18 Nov 2007 11:22:23 -0800 (PST)
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On Nov 18, 2:12 pm, address@hidden wrote:
> On Nov 13, 6:12 am, Stephan Lukits <address@hidden>
> wrote:
> > martin rudalics schrieb:
> > >> It changes time even before Emacs complains.  It changes time
> > >> exactly at that moment when emacs does auto-saving.
> > > Do you have `auto-save-visited-file-name' non-nil?
> > Yes.  After setting it to nil the problem is gone.
> > I'm sorry for all the trouble.  I can't remember
> > having this option set but it was changed.
> > If this behavior is reasonable or if this setting
> > is an end user setting is another question.  If this
> > setting is set I wouldn't expect Emacs to complain
> > about a changed file which was changed by Emacs.
> > Thank you all for your kind help and best regards
> > Stephan
> I was also having this problem with emacs on windows and it was very
> annoying.  So far the solution seems to be working.  I don't think it
> has anything to do with summer time since that is now over in the US
> as well.
> Mike Daily

Actually it didn't work.  The only solution I found that seems to work
is to turn auto-save-default to nil, with the caveat that that gets
rid of auto-saving.  It looks like emacs auto-saves every 300
characters you type into the file; hence this is why it thinks the
file has changed on disk.


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