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Re: file-symlink-p for remote files?

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: file-symlink-p for remote files?
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2003 21:10:18 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.090018 (Oort Gnus v0.18) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

"Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/address@hidden> writes:

>> > I like to think of symlinks as "special files" that can contain arbitrary
>> > text (as used for example by Emacs in its file locking protocol),
>> > but in practice this poses problems, so I think the right answer is
>> > option (1).  See for example ange-ftp.
>> I just checked in a change that changes Ange-FTP from (1) to (2).
> What for, exactly ?

Bugfix.  There was a problem with tramp and dired and symlinks.  I
forget what exactly was the problem.

But it will be changed back.
A preposition is not a good thing to end a sentence with.

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