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Re: gfile-based file notifications are not immediate

From: Perry E. Metzger
Subject: Re: gfile-based file notifications are not immediate
Date: Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:10:18 -0400

On Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:51:06 -0400 Stefan Monnier
<address@hidden> wrote:
> > Windows and OS X users, etc, might not want to link glib in to
> > their editor, since they don't need it for their GUI.
> AFAIK those user can't use the inotify support anyway, so rmeoving
> inotify support would make no difference to them.

Certainly true, though both Windows and OS X have file change
monitoring APIs. Perhaps Emacs can define some sort of higher level
API that each port of Emacs can implement (or not) as part of the
system specific code for the platform.

Perry E. Metzger                address@hidden

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