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Re: emacsclient uses obsolete "server" file on Windows

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: emacsclient uses obsolete "server" file on Windows
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 16:15:49 +0200
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Juanma Barranquero wrote:
On Thu, Jun 12, 2008 at 15:48, Lennart Borgman (gmail)
<address@hidden> wrote:

Couldn't that be handled by checking the server file modification time?

There's an inherent race condition: you cannot be sure that the file
will not be overwritten after you check its timestamp.

Are all writing process on the same machine so that a simple semaphore can be used?

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