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bug#10489: 24.0.92; dired-do-copy may create infinite directory hierarch


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#10489: 24.0.92; dired-do-copy may create infinite directory hierarchy
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 17:25:10 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.93 (gnu/linux)

"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:

>> I don't understand why you use expand-file-name here:
>> file-truename does it for you anyway.
>
> That's true, but only for Emacs 24+.  Is there any chance that this
> code will be used (say by Tramp) with Emacs < 24, where
> `file-truename' does not expand a relative file name?

"This code" belongs to a function introduced with Emacs 24. Tramp cannot
use it for older/other Emacsen, because it does not exist there :-)

If Tramp *emulates* this code, it is responsible to do it correctly.

Best regards, Michael.





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