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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] those pesty .#blah emacs symlinks

From: Martin Pool
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] those pesty .#blah emacs symlinks
Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 18:13:41 +1000
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On 30 Apr 2004, address@hidden wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2004 at 05:44:46PM -0500, Robert Anderson wrote:
> > 
> > Some of my developers are complaining about always having to
> > remove .#blah emacs symlink droppings so they can commit.
> [...]
> Not a solution, but a tentative explanation: since Emacs
> doesn't really crash (does it?). I have observed this to
> hapen quite frequently when editting over ssh sessions
> tunneled through a firewall. Maximum inactivity period
> passes, link falls down and there you have it.
> Might suggest a way to solve things (use tramp or keep
> your local tree locally or what not).

Or run screen on the remote end.  I do some work through a very
impatient firewall and only being able to reconnect to my screen when
it drops makes it bearable.


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