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Re: file-exists-p on empty string

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: file-exists-p on empty string
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 20:16:45 -0500
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> But what to do with `file-name-directory` function, which returns `nil` to
> empty string,

It also returns `nil` for "a" or ".".
That's just its way to say "there is no directory part in this file name".
So it seems completely consistent with file-exists-p returning t for "".


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