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Re: auto-save-file-name-transforms too simple?

From: Jason Rumney
Subject: Re: auto-save-file-name-transforms too simple?
Date: 21 Nov 2001 19:27:44 +0000
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"Eli Zaretskii" <address@hidden> writes:

> > > What's wrong with (expand-file-name "\\2" temporary-file-directory) ?
> > 
> > Silly me.  Thanks.  Committed.
> Btw, since this explicitly targets remote files, I think it should run
> the result of expand-file-name through convert-standard-filename.  The
> latter is a no-op on Unix and GNU systems, but on Windows and DOS it
> replaces characters that the underlying filesystem disallows.  Remote
> file names are likely to suffer from this problem.
> Jason, do you agree?

I agree with Kai's response; `convert-standard-filename' should be
used, but this is not the right place to use it.

Jason Rumney

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