XEmacs 21.5 and hard links
jcb+xeb at jcbradfield.org
Wed Dec 14 10:50:19 EST 2011
On 2011-12-14, Didier Verna <didier at xemacs.org> wrote:
> I don't have time to look into this right now, but I've just discovered
> that 21.5 has a serious problem with hard links.
> - write something in a
> - ln a b
> - modify a
> you get a brand new file for a, and a~ stays as the original linked file,
> so b and a~ (not a) are the same file.
Seems to work fine for me. Check your setting of backup-by-copying-when-linked
(which is false in -vanilla)
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