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bug#17073: 24.3.50; file-symlink-p doesn't return t as described in the


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: bug#17073: 24.3.50; file-symlink-p doesn't return t as described in the doc
Date: Tue, 25 Mar 2014 20:21:44 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> >   If the leading directories of @var{filename} include symbolic links,
> >   this function recursively follows them.
> > 
> > Is this obvious?
>
> Hard to say.  I think it's pretty obvious to those who are used to
> semantics of symlinks

I understand it now after thinking about it a bit. Yes, it's quite
obvious.

> > If not - doesn't it also belong in the docstring?
>
> Well, we don't normally say about each file-related function whether
> it does or doesn't follow symlinks.  So why this one?

Ok, I agree.  So I too think we are ready here.


Thanks,

Michael.





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