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Re: `concat' a dir and a file (was: Strange `file-name-sans-extension' b

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: `concat' a dir and a file (was: Strange `file-name-sans-extension' behavior )
Date: Tue, 20 Aug 2002 14:33:20 +0300

> Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2002 12:39:16 -0600 (MDT)
> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> The right way to handle that situation is
>   (concat (file-name-as-directory dirfile) file)
> Do you see any case where that would give incorrect result
> on MS systems?

Looks like file-name-as-directory needs some work on MS systems:

  M-: (file-name-as-directory "d:") RET => "d:/"

This is wrong (I verified that the cwd on drive D: is not the root

I'll try to see how to fix that.

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