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bug#6273: dired-current-directory with `t' arg returns empty string in t
bug#6273: dired-current-directory with `t' arg returns empty string in top-level mount-point "/"
Fri, 08 Jan 2016 12:43:50 +0200
> From: Alexis <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2016 23:48:09 +1100
> Cc: address@hidden
> Since the documentation for `dired-current-directory' states:
> "Optional argument means return a file name relative to
> and there is no file name to return in the case that
> `dired-current-directory' and `default-directory' are the same,
> an empty string seems to be a reasonable return value here.
Actually, the value returned by dired-current-directory is always an
empty string of default-directory is the same one as the directory
where the file on the current line lives. IOW, the issue is not
limited to "/" as the current directory of the Dired buffer.
I think this is just something that needs to be clarified in the doc
string, so I just pushed such a change, and I'm marking this bug done.
Thanks for looking into it.