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Re: Remote temporary directory

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Remote temporary directory
Date: Sat, 30 Jul 2016 09:58:24 +0300

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2016 22:15:58 +0200
> > `make-remote-temp-file' comes to mind, but this would imply that the
> > result resides on a remote host. It should still behave like
> > `make-temp-file' when `default-directory' is local, and even in case it
> > calls a file name handler, that handler must not support remote files.
> > Maybe you have a better name.
> I'm  a little bit undecided. Shall I try it this way? A better name?
> > A `temporary-file-directory' function might still be useful, for example
> > when you call a remote process, and you want it to pass as argument, or
> > make it the default remote directory while running the process.
> And also this?

Yes, I think your suggestions are both good.


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