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Re: emacsclient: support `/' directory separator on w32

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: emacsclient: support `/' directory separator on w32
Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 20:39:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden
>> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, 29 Nov 2006 20:01:42 +0100
>> If you let the OS maintain its per-application idea of a
>> drive-relative cwd, cd _will_ affect more than the current buffer.  If
>> the current buffer is visiting C:/whatever/file.txt, and I did a cd to
>> C:/bubbles in a different buffer, should C-x C-f c:junk.txt in the
>> buffer of file.txt open C:/bubbles/junk.txt, C:/junk.txt or
>> C:/whatever/junk.txt?
> It should probably visit the file C:/whatever/junk.txt, since Emacs
> behaves as if the cwd changes whenever you switch buffers.

But if the buffer in question has its cwd on a different drive, it is
not possible in the buffer to assign meaning to a directory relative
to a different drive.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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