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bug#2804: 23.0.90; M-n in read-file-name doesn't respect insert-default-
bug#2804: 23.0.90; M-n in read-file-name doesn't respect insert-default-directory
Fri, 27 Mar 2009 22:39:43 -0700
> From: Juri Linkov Sent: Friday, March 27, 2009 5:17 PM
> > (read-file-name "aaa: " nil "foobar.el")
> > Use `M-n' to retrieve the multiple default values. The default
> > directory is removed from the minibuffer, even if
> > `insert-default-directory' is non-nil. This retrieval
> > should keep the directory in the minibuffer, if
> > `insert-default-directory' is non-nil.
> This doesn't look like a bug, rather a feature request,
> because it works
> (and worked in Emacs 22.1) exactly as described in the docstring of
> `insert-default-directory', i.e. that non-nil means inserting the
> default directory as the initial contents of the minibuffer.
> It doesn't say it should prepend the default directory to default
> values. And I don't think this would be a good thing to do.
I guess you're right. I withdraw the request.