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Re: file-exists-p can return t when file doesn't exist

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: file-exists-p can return t when file doesn't exist
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 10:24:16 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Leo <address@hidden> writes:

>> As workaround, one could add the following lines in `magit-process-sentinel',
>> inside the `with-current-buffer' form (untested):
>>   (with-parsed-tramp-file-name default-directory nil
>>     (tramp-flush-directory-property v (file-name-directory localname)))
>> But this would be a crude hack.
> I can't think of a better way to handle this so I am using this hack for
> now. Thank you very much.

A more generic solution is to add at the same place in `magit-process-sentinel'

  (dired-uncache default-directory)

A small patch in tramp.el, which supports this, is just committed to the
Emacs and Tramp repositories.

This solution could also go into the official magit sources.

> BTW, do you see a general way to improve remote editing support in
> emacs, not necessarily within the tramp framework?

I haven't thought about.

> Best wishes,
> Leo

Best regards, Michael.

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