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Re: paths are sensative to double separators

From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: paths are sensative to double separators
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2009 21:08:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.91 (berkeley-unix)

On Thu, 19 Mar 2009 11:47:26 -0400, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Having said that, I see that a double slash in find-file's prompt starts
>> over from the filesystem root.  That's slightly annoying when trying to
>> open a filename with double slashes, but it's also helpful when one
>> really *wants* to start over from the root of the filesystem :/
> In normal Unix file systems, there cannot be a "filename with double
> slashes".  Emacs is already careful to preserve double slashes in the
> few known cases where they can appear (mostly in
> "//<share>/<filename>"), so if you find more such cases, please report
> them here so we can try and teach Emacs about them.

I will, thanks :)

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