Commit d8cd7742 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Update doc string of w32notify-add-watch per discussions in bug #13540.

 src/w32notify.c (Fw32notify_add_watch): Doc fix.
parent 266fee4f
2013-01-25 Eli Zaretskii <>
* w32notify.c (Fw32notify_add_watch): Doc fix. (Bug#13540)
2013-01-25 Dmitry Antipov <>
* font.c (num_fonts): Remove the leftover from old
......@@ -442,8 +442,8 @@ DEFUN ("w32notify-add-watch", Fw32notify_add_watch,
This arranges for filesystem events pertaining to FILE to be reported
to Emacs. Use `w32notify-rm-watch' to cancel the watch.
Value is a descriptor for the added watch, or nil if the file
cannot be watched.
Value is a descriptor for the added watch. If the file cannot be
watched for some reason, this function signals a `file-error' error.
FILTER is a list of conditions for reporting an event. It can include
the following symbols:
......@@ -476,7 +476,13 @@ ACTION is the description of the event. It could be any one of the
'renamed-from' -- a file was renamed whose old name was FILE
'renamed-to' -- a file was renamed and its new name is FILE
FILE is the name of the file whose event is being reported. */)
FILE is the name of the file whose event is being reported.
Note that some networked filesystems, such as Samba-mounted Unix
volumes, might not send notifications about file changes. In these
cases, this function will return a valid descriptor, but notifications
will never come in. Volumes shared from remote Windows machines do
generate notifications correctly, though. */)
(Lisp_Object file, Lisp_Object filter, Lisp_Object callback)
Lisp_Object encoded_file, watch_object, watch_descriptor;
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