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bug#21284: 25.0.50; `completion-file-name-table' should/not use `nrevers
Keith David Bershatsky
bug#21284: 25.0.50; `completion-file-name-table' should/not use `nreverse'?
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09:19:07 -0700
I am on OS X and the default sort order is alphabetic, which gets reversed by
`completion-file-name-table` because it uses `nreverse'.
At Mon, 06 Jun 2016 17:43:04 +0300,
Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> . . .
> I suspect that there's a hidden factor here: the order in which the
> 'readdir' libc function returns the directory entries. On GNU/Linux,
> the order is arbitrary (AFAIK, it's the order of the entries in the
> directory file). On MS-Windows, the order is alphabetic, so reversing
> will produce the reverse alphabetic order. I don't know what happens
> on OS X.