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Re: abbreviate-file-name on Windows seems incorrect

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: abbreviate-file-name on Windows seems incorrect
Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2007 07:52:17 -0500
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> Cc: Stephen Leake <address@hidden>, address@hidden,
>>         address@hidden, address@hidden
>> From: Stephen Leake <address@hidden>
>> Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 03:44:09 -0500
>> Now I'm getting the expected behavior from 'expand-file-name', but not
>> from 'abbreviate-file-name'.
> `abbreviate-file-name' behaves as expected, it isn't supposed to be
> handed backslashes as directory separators.  Try this instead:
>   (abbreviate-file-name (expand-file-name "c:\\Stephe\\foo"))

Right, that behaves as expected.

And 'abbreviate-file-name' caches $HOME on the first call. Which I
agree is the wrong thing to do.

Sorry for the confusion.

-- Stephe

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