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

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: emacsclient: support `/' directory separator on w32
Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 08:18:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: David Kastrup <address@hidden>
>> 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.
> Unless we store the cwd on each drive in a buffer-local variable,
> like we do with default-directory.

Certainly, that would be a manner of implementing this state.  Then
`expand-file-name' would likely have to be able to accept the data
structure used for that, too.

In short: there be dragons.  We certainly don't want to mess with this
idea now, and I have my doubts that we want to, ever.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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