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bug#22736: 25.0.91; file-notify calls wrong callbacks

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#22736: 25.0.91; file-notify calls wrong callbacks
Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 09:46:55 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> The problem is that when there is a directory watch on some directory
>> and a file watch on a file in that directory, the callback for the
>> directory watch gets an event with the descriptor of the file watch.
> I think this is because when you ask to watch a file, we actually
> watch its parent directory.

Although we watch the parent directory internally (except with kqueue),
the given scenario by Tassilo shall work as he expected. There shall be
two file notification events in the given case, calling
magit-filenotify--callback and auto-revert-notify-handler with the
respective descriptor.

I'll check.

Tassilo, would you be willing to write an ert test case for the problem?

Best regards, Michael.

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