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bug#2804: 23.0.90; M-n in read-file-name doesn't respect insert-default-

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#2804: 23.0.90; M-n in read-file-name doesn't respect insert-default-directory
Date: 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.

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