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bug#43535: File locking on Windows

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#43535: File locking on Windows
Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 15:05:15 +0200
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Richard Copley <rcopley@gmail.com> writes:

> Parse failure in "current_lock_owner" isn't handled well. You can
> force the same issues to occur on a non-Windows system by deleting the
> ".#x" symlink and recreating it with a bad target.

I tried reproducing this in Debian:

cd tmp
touch foo
ln -s noexist .#foo

and then editing and saving /tmp/foo:

Warning (unlock-file): Unlocking file: Invalid argument, /tmp/foo, ignored

So a warning pops up here...  which I think is reasonable?

Do you see something different?

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