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

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Tramp, "[]" in file names, and file-expand-wildcards
Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 13:27:26 -0400

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> From: "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 13:19:16 -0400
> > Maybe I don't understand the issue.
> > 
> > Let's take the operation of file-executable-p, for example.  Should
> > that operation for /cygdrive/d/foo/bar.gz return information about the
> > compressed or uncompressed file?
> Clearly this is a question for jka-compr to answer, so jka-compr
> needs to be involved (i.e. either the cygwin handler makes sure to
> pass on the filename (maybe modified) to jka-compr, or jka-compr
> gets it first).

But that's the issue, isn't it? the first handler that's called
depends on the order of package loading into Emacs.  Suppose that
jka-compr needs to get at the file name first; how can it make sure
that it will be indeed called first?

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