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Re: gnulib fsusage

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: gnulib fsusage
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2023 09:52:08 +0100
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Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:


>> Is this the right way to detect whether or not get_fs_usage is actually
>> present?
> Which port needs to exclude it, and why?  Is that port going to
> implement its own version of file-system-info?  We must have a
> non-trivial working implementation for each supported platform,
> because Dired (and Tramp?) uses it.
> If the port you are considering will have its own implementation, then
> the same method as DOS_NT uses will be appropriate.

Tramp has its own implementation(s) of file-system-info, which doesn't
depend on get_fs_usage. Even if this libray function is not available on
the local system, Tramp could return proper information.

Best regards, Michael.

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