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bug#10102: emacs 24 read-file-name bug?

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: bug#10102: emacs 24 read-file-name bug?
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 23:33:01 -0500
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Lachlan Deck wrote:

> In emacs 24 the following 'message' produces the empty string if you
> just hit enter at the mini-buffer prompt. In emacs 23, the 'guess'
> variable is printed as expected.
> Is this a known bug?
> (let* ((default-directory "~/path/to/project/")
>       (guess (concat default-directory ".foo"))
>       (file (read-file-name
>              "Foo: "
>              (file-name-directory guess)
>              guess
>              nil
>              (file-name-nondirectory guess)
>              )))
>  (message file))

Works for me with the current trunk on GNU/Linux.
"Emacs 24" covers a multitude of sins - what do you mean by it?
(M-x report-emacs-bug gives this information.)

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