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bug#32246: 27.0.50; files-tests failure on Cygwin


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: bug#32246: 27.0.50; files-tests failure on Cygwin
Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2018 15:56:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Ken,

>> No, that code is a fallback that is only relevant if the call to
>> pathconf with _PC_CASE_INSENSITIVE fails or can't be made.  See the
>> comment at the beginning of the definition of
>> file_name_case_insensitive_p, and also the comment before the
>> definition.
>
> OK, so I will continue to debug.

It looks that on cygwin, file-name-case-insensitive-p returns different
values for existing and non-existing files:

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
M-! touch /tmp/foo

(file-name-case-insensitive-p "/tmp/foo")
=> nil

(file-name-case-insensitive-p "/tmp/bar")
=> t
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

The doc of file-name-case-insensitive-p does not require that FILENAME exists.

>> Best regards,
>>
>> Ken

Best regards, Michael.





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