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Re: init_buffer PWD fix

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: init_buffer PWD fix
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 10:53:47 +0300 (IDT)

On Sun, 21 Apr 2002, Paul Eggert wrote:

> PWD is unreliable on all platforms, but Emacs works around the problem
> with a similar method on all platforms by statting $PWD and ".", and
> using $PWD only if stat results agree.  What is the problem with
> this workaround on Windows?

The problem is probably what you'd guess: the inode comparison doesn't 
work on Windows as well as it does on Posix platforms...

But even so, I still don't see how this would cause a failure.

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