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Re: ~dir


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: ~dir
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 09:36:38 +0200 (IST)

> From: David desJardins <address@hidden>
> Date: 03 Feb 2002 12:23:45 -0800
> 
> It seems to me that you didn't understand the bug report.  The bug is
> that creating the file "~/~x/y" doesn't work *even if* there is no user
> "x" and so "~x" has no special meaning.

It does for me, both in Emacs 21.1 and in Emacs 20.7.  What version
did you use?

> Also, it's possible to visit the file
> 
>   ~/~x/y
> 
> *if* it already exists.  However, visiting the file won't create it if
> it doesn't already exist.

It works for me, no matter whether the file exists or not.



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