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


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#23276: 25.0.92; Crash in auto-revert when file no longer present
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2016 10:52:52 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)

John Mastro <address@hidden> writes:

> Speaking purely as a user, I think a case can be made that it really is
> different. We could say:
>
>     If the file exists, auto-revert updates the buffer based on its
>     (possibly empty) contents. If the file no longer exists, then there
>     is nothing for auto-revert to do, so it does not modify the buffer.
>
> However, Michael mentioned in a previous message that the buffer would
> also be left non-empty if the file existed but was empty:

There was a blackout, when I wrote this. I meant it exactly as you have
summarized above. Sorry.

We shall update the documentation, and precise it with your wording.

Best regards, Michael.





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