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Re: convert-standard-filename

From: Sam Steingold
Subject: Re: convert-standard-filename
Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2011 17:20:29 -0400

On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 4:35 PM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
>> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
>> [file-name-equal] should only operate on names without performing
>> any actual file/directory lookup.
> Why do you want to avoid hitting the disk?

because hitting the disk is far more expensive.
when one is prepared to bear the cost, one can do
(file-name-equal (truename f1) (truename f2))

Sam Steingold <http://sds.podval.org>

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