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bug#23276: 25.0.92; Crash in auto-revert when file no longer present


From: John Wiegley
Subject: bug#23276: 25.0.92; Crash in auto-revert when file no longer present
Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2016 18:54:17 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/25.0.92 (darwin)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> And I still am not convinced that deleting a file under auto-revert
> shouldn't erase its buffer. Otherwise, it sounds like just half-auto-revert
> to me. Would we keep the buffer non-empty if the file existed but was empty?

I would not want it to erase the buffer. Countless have been the times that
I've been working on a project, and an unbridled rm took away code from the
disk which I was very grateful to find was still in a buffer.

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