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bug#28503: 25.3; buffer-file-name returns nil in eww-pdfs


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#28503: 25.3; buffer-file-name returns nil in eww-pdfs
Date: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 01:17:37 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alex Branham <address@hidden> writes:

> M-x eww
> (navigate to a pdf, I found this by searching "pdf test page"): 
> http://www.orimi.com/pdf-test.pdf
>
> then eval (buffer-file-name)
>
> For me, it returns nil even though the pdf is a file on my computer 
> (somewhere in /tmp for me).

I don't think that's the right thing to do.  It's an eww buffer, not a
buffer tied to the file in question (even if it's showing a rendering of
the file).

So I'm closing this bug report.

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