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Re: dired-tests.el fails on MS-Windows

From: Tino Calancha
Subject: Re: dired-tests.el fails on MS-Windows
Date: Fri, 4 Aug 2017 22:44:21 +0900 (JST)
User-agent: Alpine 2.20 (DEB 67 2015-01-07)

On Fri, 4 Aug 2017, Fabrice Popineau wrote:

           (with-temp-file (expand-file-name "b.txt" dir2))
-          (setq buf (dired (expand-file-name "dir*/*.txt" dir)))
+          (setq buf (dired (cons dir (file-expand-wildcards "dir*/*.txt"))))
           (should (cdr (dired-get-marked-files))))
       (delete-directory dir 'recursive)

Am I wrong thinking that `expand-file-name' is not supposed to expand 
Well we are using expand for 2 different things.

1) Expand filename with directory:
(expand-file-name "lis*/*file" source-directory)
=> "/home/calancha/soft/emacs-master/lis*/*file"
;; Like a concatenation of file + dir.

2) Expand shell wildcards.
(dired (expand-file-name "lis*/*file" source-directory))

Shows a dired buffer with 3 files:

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