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


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#36490: 26.1; directory-files-recursively breaks when it encounters a directory named "~"
Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 19:44:31 +0300

> From: Lars Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:27:28 +0200
> 
> > No, I think the problem is that the caller should have protected the
> > literal "~", as I said.
> 
> Any function that iterates over a list of directory files (as returned
> by directory-files) would then have to quote whatever it passes to
> expand-file-name -- or avoid that function completely.  That seems like
> an odd design.

What happens if a function that iterates over a directory finds a
subdirectory whose name is literally "~"?





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