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Re: A few Windows build fixes

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: A few Windows build fixes
Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 19:47:22 +0300

> From: Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>
> Cc: Andy Moreton <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 02 Sep 2011 10:48:42 -0400
> > It doesn't matter who and how runs "mount -m".  The results of that
> > should be used on the C level.  Otherwise, the result will be
> I don't think so: we only want to convert cygwin file names when they
> "enter" Emacs and everything else (e.g. all primitives that access
> files) should not know about them.

You cannot possibly hope to plug all the holes this way.  A file name
can "enter" Emacs in any number of ways, including as a substring of
some string or buffer.  Trying to catch all those loopholes is never
going to work reliably.

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