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Re: disturbing link

From: Alan Shutko
Subject: Re: disturbing link
Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2002 09:44:28 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.090008 (Oort Gnus v0.08) Emacs/21.3.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Trilobit <> writes:

> this link is removed after the file is saved, but newly createt after
> a new change of the content, that's  quite disturbing.

That link is a lock file to indicate to other instances of Emacs that
the file is being edited.  Check out the "Interlocking" node of the
Emacs manual.

I don't know of any way offhand to disable it.

Alan Shutko <> - In a variety of flavors!
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