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Re: file-truename, convert-standard-filename

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: file-truename, convert-standard-filename
Date: Fri, 05 Feb 2010 20:45:19 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1.92 (gnu/linux)

Lennart Borgman <address@hidden> writes:

> No, that must be a misunderstanding. The file name used internally in
> Emacs is not the file name used by the OS. convert-standard-file-name
> translates from Emacs file name syntax to OS dito.

That's not true.  You use convert-standard-filename for names like
".emacs" or ".dir-locals.el" which cannot exist on DOS-like filesystems.


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