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Re: using new versions of emacs without stoping a session


From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: using new versions of emacs without stoping a session
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2019 19:46:23 +0700

On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 11:13 PM Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> With one caveat: Windows won't let you overwrite a running executable,
> so the link step of compiling Emacs will fail on Windows until you
> shut down your running session.

However, Windows happily lets you *rename* a running executable (or
loaded shared library) out of the way, then put a new executable under
the old name.



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