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

From: Jari Aalto
Subject: Re: [PATCH] autorevert.el -- revert fix for Windows platform
Date: 23 Mar 2007 09:03:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> 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.

True. Do you know any use case of such a situation?

> 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?

I could test more if you point me to a location where I can download
native windows version of 22.x

I downloaded only the lisp code from CVS to submit a patch that would apply


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