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Re: [PATCH] autorevert.el -- revert fix for Windows platform

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: [PATCH] autorevert.el -- revert fix for Windows platform
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2007 11:00:32 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.96 (gnu/linux)

Jari Aalto <address@hidden> writes:

> For some reason the `verify-visited-file-modtime' test in
> auto-revert-buffers is not enough to notice a file change under
> Windows / native Emacs 21.3. Here is patch to compare the bufer size
> against files size on disk. It cures the revert problem.

That's not foolproof, since changes need not alter the file size.

Could you try to find out why verify-visited-file-modtime doesn't work
on Windows?  You said that the problem exists on Emacs 21---does it
still exist under Emacs 22?

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