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bug#33194: 26.1; Auto-revert mode causes emacs to use 100% cpu whenever


From: Justin Van Winkle
Subject: bug#33194: 26.1; Auto-revert mode causes emacs to use 100% cpu whenever a file is being written to in the home directory
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:02:47 -0400

I suspect it had subscribed to changes to the $HOME directory for some reason.


On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 12:58 PM Michael Albinus <address@hidden> wrote:
Justin Van Winkle <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Justin,

> To clarify, I was not writing to a file that was open in emacs.  In
> fact, emacs would use 100% cpu even with no files opened, so long as
> global-auto-revert-mode was activated.

File notifications work on directory level.

Hmm, my suspicion that Emacs was reverting buffers seems to be
wrong. First, I will try to reproduce your problem, before proposing changes.

Best regards, Michael.

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