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Re: gfile-based file notifications are not immediate

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: gfile-based file notifications are not immediate
Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:03:50 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> By the way, if in some hypothetical future we drop support for inotify
>> in favor of glib, then we don't need to do the thing where we monitor a
>> file's directory instead of the file itself, as described here:
>>   http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2013-01/msg00178.html
>> glib already does this, so emacs doing too is an unnecessary
>> complication and a form of wheel-reinventing.
> Interesting.  Another point in favor of dropping inotify support,

There are people who do not want glib linked with Emacs.

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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