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Re: emacsclient uses obsolete "server" file on Windows


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacsclient uses obsolete "server" file on Windows
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 21:13:02 +0300

> Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 11:48:36 +0200
> From: "Juanma Barranquero" <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
>   ;; Delete the associated connection file, if applicable.
>   ;; This is actually problematic: the file may have been overwritten by
>   ;; another Emacs server in the mean time, so it's not ours any more.
>   ;; (and (process-contact proc :server)
>   ;;      (eq (process-status proc) 'closed)
>   ;;      (ignore-errors (delete-file (process-get proc :server-file))))
> 
> though I'd love to know how likely that is, vs. problems like the one
> you reported.

On Windows, this can only happen if another instance of Emacs is
launched.  How probable is that?




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