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bug#25183: 26.0.50; expanding quoted file name on w32


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#25183: 26.0.50; expanding quoted file name on w32
Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2016 10:17:07 +0200

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> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Sat, 24 Dec 2016 13:51:14 -0500
> 
> For reference, on a GNU system, doing
> 
> $ echo xx > '~'
> $ emacs -Q '/:~'
> 
> opens up the $HOME directory, even though the "~" is not expanded by
> `expand-file-name'.

On MS-Windows, after I pushed my changes, the above opens the file
'~', not the home directory.  Not sure if we care, since we in effect
decided that this invokes undefined behavior.





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