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bug#17641: 24.3.91; (locate-dominating-file "." Makefile) returns nil.

From: Nicolas Richard
Subject: bug#17641: 24.3.91; (locate-dominating-file "." Makefile) returns nil.
Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 15:02:24 +0200

(locate-dominating-file "." "Makefile")
I get nil (unless the current directory has the file Makefile in it).

I expected to get some parent directory containing that file.

otoh, evalling:
(locate-dominating-file default-directory "Makefile")
works as expected.

In GNU Emacs (i686-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.24.20)
 of 2014-05-13 on LDLC-portable
Windowing system distributor `The X.Org Foundation', version 11.0.11406000
System Description:     Ubuntu 13.10


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