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Re: substitute-in-file-name is not distributive

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: substitute-in-file-name is not distributive
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 23:20:12 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (gnu/linux)

> The trouble is that the core completion code makes unwarranted
> assumptions about the behavior of expand-in-file-name.  Specifically,
> completion--tqw-all assumes that (equal (unquote (concat (qnew foo)
> (qnew bar)) (unquote (quote (concat foo bar))).  Why should that be
> the case?

Long story.  For typical escaping/quoting this does hold.
Of course, for more general rewrites, it doesn't.

Can you give me your file-name-handler code so I can play with it (I
don't have Cygwin at hand, but I should be able to make up the
I think the problem is in completion--sifn-requote, which is definitely
not prepared for the kind of rewrites you're doing.


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