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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 14:55:22 -0400

I mean it is certainly a bug to use 100% of a cpu just because a file that is in the same directory to a file you are editing is being written to, but it may not be unintentional behavior.

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 2:54 PM Justin Van Winkle <address@hidden> wrote:
Ok, in that case I wonder if this is actually a bug.  

On Tue, Oct 30, 2018 at 1:33 PM Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> From: Justin Van Winkle <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:18:34 -0400
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden
>
> 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.

That was clear.  Like I said: auto-revert mode makes Emacs watch
changes to _any_ file in that file's directory.

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