Commit 466b1e75 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Elaborate on the normal operation with find-file-existing-other-name

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two different buffers, but it warns you about the situation.
@vindex find-file-existing-other-name
Normally, if you visit a file which Emacs is already visiting under a
different name, Emacs prints a message in the echo area and uses an
existing buffer, where that file is visited under another name. This
can happen on systems that support symbolic links, or if you use a long
file name on a system which truncates long file names.
If Emacs should use different buffers when visiting the same file
under different names, set the variable
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