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bug#11412: 24.0.95; auto-revert-mode doesn't revert buffer when file bec

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#11412: 24.0.95; auto-revert-mode doesn't revert buffer when file becomes writeable
Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 13:17:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> This is apparently a feature added in 2004:
> commit 90e118abf2dcc4aca4d7a7642247fa488554351e
> Author:     Luc Teirlinck <teirllm@auburn.edu>
> AuthorDate: Fri Sep 3 22:28:10 2004 +0000
>         ;; Bind buffer-read-only in case user has done C-x C-q, so as
>         ;; not to forget that.  This gives undesirable results when
>         ;; the file's mode changes, but that is less common.
>         (let ((buffer-read-only buffer-read-only))
>            ...
>             (revert-buffer 'ignore-auto 'dont-ask 'preserve-modes))))
> So auto-reversion doesn't touch the buffer-readedness in case the user
> has set it manually.  So I'm not sure whether we should change this
> behaviour here.  Anybody got an opinion?

Nobody had an opinion, and I think this is working as designed, and I'm
closing this bug report.  If I misunderstood the issue, please respond
to the debbugs address and we'll reopen.

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