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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] autorevert.el -- revert fix for Windows platform
Date: Sat, 24 Mar 2007 16:46:20 +0200

> From: Jari Aalto <address@hidden>
> Date: 23 Mar 2007 19:31:41 +0200
> Have some process that keeps a file open while the data is being
> written to it. The file is never closed (only if process terminated).
> This is happens e.g with firewalls(*) that do not close the file in
> between log writes.
> Jari
> (*) In Windows:
> 1. Download Jetico Personal Firewall 2.x, install, configure, start 
>    http://www.jetico.com/ (Free)
> 2. Open Emacs, M-x global-auto-revert-mode
> 3. Load Jetico's firewall log C-x C-f path/to/jpfsrv.log
> Watch the file grow on disk (Windows Eplorer), but no revert happens
> in Emacs buffer.

In what ways is this specific to MS-Windows?

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