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Re: What does "file handler" mean?


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: What does "file handler" mean?
Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2013 08:47:03 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Xue Fuqiao <address@hidden> writes:

> In the docstring of 'process-file', 'process-file-side-effects',
> 'start-file-process' and many functions, there is a term "file handler".  What
> does this phrase mean?  Thanks.

See the Emacs Lisp Reference Manual, section "Making Certain File Names".

(info "(elisp)Magic File Names")

Best regards, Michael.



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