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Re: reveal-filename

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: reveal-filename
Date: Tue, 21 May 2013 01:26:27 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> How 'bout `unmsys--filename'?
> Fine with me.

Could you make the change?

> The description that's already there is all there is to tell:
>     "Produce the real file name for FILE.
>   On systems other than MS-Windows, just returns FILE.
>   On MS-Windows, converts /d/foo/bar form of file names
>   passed by MSYS Make into d:/foo/bar that Emacs can grok.
>   This function is called from lisp/Makefile."
> What did you find missing from this description?

Looks very ad-hoc to me.  My guess is that the "cleaner" description that
could correspond to it might be something along the lines of "accepts
a file name in the format commonly used by other programs on the system,
and turns it into an equivalent form that works within Emacs".


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