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bug#9139: 24.0.50; Inappropriate warning: "File no longer exists!"


From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#9139: 24.0.50; Inappropriate warning: "File no longer exists!"
Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 16:49:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> (visited-file-modtime)
>> => (-1 65535)
>> 
>> in foo.txt.  But is that a bug?
>
> No.  -1 as the modtime exactly means that the file does not exist.  So
> at most we need to update the doc string, assuming that we want to
> reveal such implementation details.

I've now updated the doc string.  It seems like a non-optimal return
value for this situation (nil might make more sense), though, but
changing that might break stuff, I guess.

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