Commit 8f05da42 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Document revert-buffer-in-progress-p

* doc/lispref/backups.texi (Reverting): Mention revert-buffer-in-progress-p.
* lisp/files.el (revert-buffer): Doc fix (mention revert-buffer-in-progress-p).
* etc/NEWS: Related markup.
parent 7aa5aad8
2012-02-04 Glenn Morris <>
* backups.texi (Reverting): Mention revert-buffer-in-progress-p.
* debugging.texi (Error Debugging): Mention debug-on-event.
* commands.texi (Misc Events): Mention sigusr1,2 and debugging.
......@@ -696,6 +696,9 @@ operation, reverting preserves all the markers. If they are not
identical, reverting does change the buffer; in that case, it preserves
the markers in the unchanged text (if any) at the beginning and end of
the buffer. Preserving any additional markers would be problematical.
This command binds @code{revert-buffer-in-progress-p} to a
non-@code{nil} value while it operates.
@end deffn
You can customize how @code{revert-buffer} does its work by setting
......@@ -1388,6 +1388,7 @@ time you call `progress-reporter-update' on that progress reporter,
with a nil or omitted VALUE argument, the reporter message is
displayed with a "spinning bar".
** New variable `revert-buffer-in-progress-p' is true while a buffer is
being reverted, even if the buffer has a local `revert-buffer-function'.
2012-02-04 Glenn Morris <>
* files.el (revert-buffer):
Doc fix (mention revert-buffer-in-progress-p).
* emacs-lisp/ert-x.el (ert-simulate-command):
Check deferred-action-list (which is obsolete) is bound.
......@@ -5131,6 +5131,8 @@ revert buffers without querying for confirmation.)
Optional third argument PRESERVE-MODES non-nil means don't alter
the files modes. Normally we reinitialize them using `normal-mode'.
This function binds `revert-buffer-in-progress-p' non-nil while it operates.
If the value of `revert-buffer-function' is non-nil, it is called to
do all the work for this command. Otherwise, the hooks
`before-revert-hook' and `after-revert-hook' are run at the beginning
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