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Re: Tramp, "[]" in file names, and file-expand-wildcards

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Tramp, "[]" in file names, and file-expand-wildcards
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 10:05:52 +0200
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"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

>> The old Tramp filename format was "/r:address@hidden:/path/to/file".  Of
>> course, this collides with Ange-FTP which interprets this as a file on
>> host "r".  Things _mostly_ worked okay since Tramp came first in
>> file-name-handler-alist, but there were some glitches.
> I still think that overlapping handlers *should* work: if they don't
> it should be fixed.  After all, jka-compr and ange-ftp do overlap.

The difference is that for /address@hidden:/tmp/foo.gz it makes sense to
execute _both_ the ange-ftp action _and_ the jka-compr action.

But for /r:address@hidden:/path/to/file, it does not make sense to execute
both actions: only the Tramp action should be done.

I'm sorry that I wasn't explicit when I wrote my original message.

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