Re: Obscure bug of the week

From: mitchell <>
Date: Mon, 21 Jun 2010 16:17:25 -0700 (PDT)


> This is probably unrelated but it reminded me of a bug I now tracked down.
> When using "save_as" in file_io.lua a check should be added to make
> sure that no buffer with the same path and name is already open,
> otherwise you get two buffers with the same filename and the reloading
> problem as you switch buffers.

I just tried this and while I am prompted with the reload dialog, I do
not get any ill behavior afterword, at least nothing of the likes
Brian mentioned. I guess I just do not understand what the bug is


> So after the dialog, line 276 in file_io.lua
> for i=1, #_BUFFERS do
>   if _BUFFERS[i].filename == utf8_filename then
>     -- some error message to give the user the possibility
>     --  to close the other buffer or try saving as again with another name
>     return
>   end
> end
Received on Mon 21 Jun 2010 - 19:17:25 EDT

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