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bug#36502: Fwd: bug#36502: 27.0.50; infinite loop in file-name-case-inse


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#36502: Fwd: bug#36502: 27.0.50; infinite loop in file-name-case-insensitive-p
Date: Sat, 20 Jul 2019 12:19:39 +0300

> From: Ken Brown <address@hidden>
> CC: "address@hidden" <address@hidden>, "address@hidden"
>       <address@hidden>, "address@hidden" <address@hidden>,
>       "address@hidden" <address@hidden>, "address@hidden"
>       <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 13:39:24 +0000
> 
> On 7/12/2019 4:18 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> > On 7/12/2019 2:41 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >> It is only absolute if what follows ~ is a slash or a name of an
> >> existing user.  I think we should fix the inconsistency in that
> >> direction.
> > 
> > Patch attached.
> 
> Is the patch OK, Eli?  Here it is again, fleshed out with a commit message 
> and test.

Thanks.  The patch looks OK to me, but shouldn't we also make
file-name-absolute-p recognize "~foo" as non-absolute when there's no
user named "foo"?  I thought we agreed this is a discrepancy we don't
want.





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