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Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r116230: Fix bug #16558 with w32-shell-execute o

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] trunk r116230: Fix bug #16558 with w32-shell-execute on remote file names.
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2014 22:39:30 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

>> I guess the question for me now is "why call Fexpand_file_name"?
>> But I don't know which problem it was trying to solve.
> The problem happened when using a function in shr.el that no longer
> exists.  To recreate that, I'd need to restore that function and trace
> through that.  The result I do remember: w32-shell-execute failed
> because DOCUMENT was a non-absolute file name, but not in the
> directory where the function expected it to be.

So maybe the simplest solution is to remove this call to
expand-file-name.  I suspect that if expand-file-name is needed it can
always be called before entering w32-shell-execute.


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