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bug#10489: 24.0.92; dired-do-copy may create infinite directory hierarch


From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: bug#10489: 24.0.92; dired-do-copy may create infinite directory hierarchy
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2012 12:34:40 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.93 (gnu/linux)

Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

> Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> writes:
>
>>> I see why we might want to signal an error to the user when she does
>>> (copy-directory "~/test" "~/test/test1"), but I don't see why that
>>> implies that we need files-equal-p to handle non-existent files.
>> Because if we don't do that, we have to create new directory Test1 and
>> then test if Test1 is a subdir of Test.
>> This just to avoid that.
>
> This has to be handled in copy-directory.
It is actually handled in copy-directory.


> files-equal-p can (will!) be used also somewhere else.
It's why I propose a new optional arg for it.

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