[texhax] adobe 10

Philipp Stephani st_philipp at yahoo.de
Sat May 28 12:27:01 CEST 2011

Am 28.05.2011 um 11:09 schrieb Lars Madsen:

> On 05/27/2011 06:13 PM, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
>> On 2011-05-27 at 16:01:02 +0200, Lars Madsen wrote:
>>  >  Aren't you refering to your editor instead? If that is the case I'd also
>>  >  recommend looking at the Sumatra PDF viewer, as it does not lock the PDF
>>  >  file as AR does, so the PDF viewer can stay open during the entire
>>  >  writing/compilation process.
>> It's Windows that locks the file, not AR.
>> Regards,
>>   Reinhard
> if it is windows, then why doesn't it lock it for Sumatra PDF?

The Windows kernel locks opened files only if requested by the caller (i.e. the application). Files can be opened with or without read and/or write locking. See the documentation for the CreateFile function for details.

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