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bug#15648: 24.2.50; gnutls SSL connection to IMAP server causes emacs to


From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: bug#15648: 24.2.50; gnutls SSL connection to IMAP server causes emacs to crash completely
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:42:46 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:12:34 -0500 <address@hidden> wrote: 

> The absence of cygwin-mount magic file handling when a file name is
> passed directly to the gnutls c-code without going through any of the
> standard magic-file-handling file access routines is the crux of the
> problem.

> So, again I see only 2 solutions:
> 1. Change (or omit) the "/usr" path and make it relative to cygwin
>    root (though this would not work generally since cygwin root is
>    changeable)

> 2. Implement magic handling so that paths are automagically translated
>    to be correct at the file system level. In this case, by inserting
>    the cygwin root.

Could we just call http://cygwin-lite.sourceforge.net/html/cygpath.html
on the path (or the equivalent C function)?  It seems to be guaranteed
to work but may be very slow with the execution overhead.

Ted





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