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Re: filename completion

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: filename completion
Date: Sat, 27 Oct 2001 09:44:08 +0200

[Please keep this discussion on the news group.]

> Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 21:26:41 -0600
> From: Rob Savoye <address@hidden>
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 07:03:31PM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > should print nothing.  If it prints anything at all, it could be a
> > sign of some installation snafu, so please post here everything that
> > it prints.
>   I guess I'll do a rebuild until I get no outout from that command. 
> Everything
> else seems to work fine. I get:
> /home/emacs21/bin/emacs -q -batch -f list-load-path-shadows
> This site has duplicate Lisp libraries with the same name.
> If a locally-installed Lisp library overrides a library in the Emacs release,
> that can cause trouble, and you should probably remove the locally-installed
> version unless you know what you are doing.
> /home/emacs21/share/emacs/21.1/site-lisp/irs hides 
> /home/emacs21/share/emacs/site-lisp/irs
> /home/emacs21/share/emacs/21.1/site-lisp/irs hides 
> /home/emacs21/share/emacs/21.1/lisp/irs

This is complete nonsense.  Something is terribly broken.

We had a similar problem with someone during the pretest.  I think the
reason was that the `readdir' library function was completely broken
on his system.  Could it be that you have some problem with your C
library, maybe it doesn't match the version of your OS kernel or

Just to be sure it's the same problem as what I recall: what does the
following command produce in "emacs -q --no-site-file"?

  M-: (directory-files "/home/emacs21/share/emacs/21.1/lisp") RET

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