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Re: Behavior of directory-files on Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Behavior of directory-files on Windows
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2011 11:06:39 +0200

> From: Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden>
> Cc: Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>,  address@hidden
> Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 18:34:17 +0100
> one is able to do: (find-file "c:/.") but when he list directory
> this file ("c:/.") is not present.

That's because "c:/." is canonicalized to "c:/" before passing it to
the appropriate system APIs.  IOW, the above is not a proof that "."
should exist; every system does such canonicalization at some point.

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