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Re: master e315544: ; * src/fileio.c (Fdirectory_append): Doc fix.

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: Re: master e315544: ; * src/fileio.c (Fdirectory_append): Doc fix.
Date: Sat, 24 Jul 2021 20:51:25 +0200
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Michael Albinus <michael.albinus@gmx.de> writes:

> FTR, I believe COMPONENTS might also contain nil elements, which should
> be ignored.

I'm not sure I follow.  You want to extend the interface to allow nil
elements?  I'm not sure that would be very useful?

> Furthermore, we have
> (directory-append "foo/" "/bar") => "foo//bar"
> I would expect "foo/bar", meaning that all leading slashes in COMPONENTS
> are removed.

Well, I think that's over into DWIM-land again (which is what
expand-file-name does, and this function deliberately doesn't do).

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