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Re: rename-file

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: rename-file
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 13:08:57 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> I should have left out the though-clause above, it was a misguided
> afterthought.  What's problematic is that returning the previous name
> contradicts the doc string of buffer-file-name: "Name of file visited in
> current buffer, or nil if not visiting a file."

The docstring sounds correct to me.  If you rename the underlying file,
it means the buffer's file name will refer to some other file (or no
file at all).


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