Commit 2f23b3ab authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus

* NEWS: Emacs can be compiled with file notification support via the

  configure option `--with-file-notification=LIB'.  `glib', `inotify'
  and `w32' are supported.
parent c9628c79
......@@ -28,6 +28,12 @@ This happens by default if a suitable support library is found at
build time, like libacl on GNU/Linux. To prevent this, use the
configure option `--disable-acl'.
** Emacs can be compiled with file notification support.
The configure option `--with-file-notification=LIB' enables file
notification support in Emacs. This option's value should be `yes',
`no', `gfile', `inotify' or `w32'. `yes' is a synonym for `w32' on
MS-Windows, and for `gfile' otherwise. The default value is `yes'.
** The configure option --with-crt-dir has been removed.
It is no longer needed, as the crt*.o files are no longer linked
specially.
......@@ -444,8 +450,9 @@ The few hooks that used with-wrapper-hook are replaced as follows:
** Support for filesystem notifications.
Emacs now supports notifications of filesystem changes, such as
creation, modification, and deletion of files. This requires the
'inotify' API on GNU/Linux systems. On MS-Windows systems, this is
supported for Windows XP and newer versions.
`glib' API, or the 'inotify' API (on GNU/Linux systems only). On
MS-Windows systems, this is supported for Windows XP and newer
versions.
** Changes in autorevert.el
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