[racket] Curious error messages

From: Jens Axel Søgaard (jensaxel at soegaard.net)
Date: Thu Dec 4 10:35:04 EST 2014

By any chance: is the file saved inside a Dropbox ?
When Dropbox synchronizes it might set a flag/time somewhere.

/Jens Axel

2014-12-04 15:30 GMT+01:00 Robby Findler <robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2014 at 10:30 PM, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
>> I'm currently using Racket 6.1. For some time now, when editing Scribble
>> files in DrRacket, I've been getting "file has changed on disk" messages
>> when trying to save or render - not consistently, just every so often. These
>> are files I am not editing in anything other than DrRacket. I click "ignore"
>> and everything works fine, but it is annoying.
> This is definitely a bug somewhere and I've had not a lot of luck
> tracking it down.
> I guess that what's happening is something is actually changing the
> file on the disk (perhaps DrRacket itself) and it shouldn't.
> So if you can figure out what feature of DrRacket is making this
> happen or verify that the file is actually not changing on the disk,
> either of those would be helpful.
> Sorry for the annoyance :(
> Robby
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