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bug#25807: 24.5; List-Directory closes with error when invalid path is t

From: Colin
Subject: bug#25807: 24.5; List-Directory closes with error when invalid path is typed instead of prompting the user to fix it
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 17:20:10 +1100

If I hit `C-x C-d`, I receive the prompt `List directory (breif): ~/` - if I
type `/tmp/foo` and hit Enter my message buffer shows `insert-directory:
Reading directory: no such file or directory, /tmp/foo` - the prompt has
now gone and I'm unable to fix my mistake without repeating the entire

Originally posted on reddit, other users appear to think this is a bug.
Was requested by redit Eli-Zaretskii to report this as a bug.
Thread at: https://www.reddit.com/r/emacs/comments/5uxf0x/pet_hate_dired_autocomplete/

In GNU Emacs 24.5.1 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.20.9)
 of 2016-12-13 on hostname='clin'
Windowing system distributor `The X.Org Foundation', version 11.0.11804000
System Description: NAME=Gentoo

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 'CFLAGS=-O2 -pipe' CPPFLAGS= 'LDFLAGS=-Wl,-O1 -Wl,--as-needed''

Important settings:
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Major mode: Lisp Interaction

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