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bug#36490: 26.1; directory-files-recursively breaks when it encounters a


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#36490: 26.1; directory-files-recursively breaks when it encounters a directory named "~"
Date: Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:59:37 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Erik Hahn <address@hidden> writes:

> Call (directory-files-recursively DIR ".*") where DIR contains a
> subdirectory named "~" but is not the parent of your home directory. The
> function will recurse into your home directory. This is probably because
> (expand-file-name "~" ...) returns the home directory.

Oops:

(expand-file-name "~" "/tmp/")
=> "/home/larsi"

Yup; that function should be rewritten to have no instances of
`expand-file-name', which is too DWIM for a function like this.  I'll do
a rewrite...

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