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Re: Emacs 21.1 magic filename quoting

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Emacs 21.1 magic filename quoting
Date: Thu, 11 Apr 2002 13:23:59 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090005 (Oort Gnus v0.05) Emacs/21.2.50 (ia64-suse-linux)

Andrew Arensburger <address@hidden> writes:

|>      Summary: Emacs refuses to read files in "/:".
|>      If I'm reading "files.el" correctly, Emacs prepends "/:"
|> to filenames to indicate that magic has been performed on the
|> filename, and should not be performed again, then strips off the "/:"
|> before opening the file.
|>      The problem is that under a standard AFS installation, /: is a
|> symbolic link to /afs/<cell-name> (/afs/glue.umd.edu, in our case).
|> Thus, when I try to edit "/:/a/b/c", Emacs tries to open "/a/b/c".

Have you tried using "/:/:/a/b/c" for the name?


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