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Re: strange auto-save behavior on Lynx

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: strange auto-save behavior on Lynx
Date: 09 Sep 2003 08:21:18 +0200

> From: Stephen Leake <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups:
> Date: 08 Sep 2003 16:39:05 -0400
> When I first start typing in a file, say foo/bar.txt, a symbolic link
> foo/.#bar.txt -> address@hidden is created. Then, when I save the
> file, that symlink is renamed to address@hidden -> address@hidden (it
> is _not_ deleted).
> I assume this is a bug in the Lynx implementation somewhere; I'm
> trying to track it down. I can't find a description of the correct
> behavior in the Emacs manual (it talks about auto-save files, but not
> at this level).

This is not an auto-save file, it's a user-lock file; it should be
deleted when you save your changes.  See the node "Interlocking" in
the Emacs manual, which describes this feature.

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