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Re: C-x C-f /path/to/file returns "wrong type argument: stringp, nil"

From: Jean-Philippe T héberge
Subject: Re: C-x C-f /path/to/file returns "wrong type argument: stringp, nil"
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2003 10:52:05 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.3 (gnu/linux)

"Roland Reichenberg" <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi NG,
> when trying to open an _existing_ file using C-x C-f, my emacs returns:
> "wrong type argument: stringp, nil"
> The second attempt of "C-x C-f /path/to/file" always works fine and opens
> the file.
> What's going wrong?
> I am using emacs 21.2.1 on i686 platform (linux).
> Thanks in advance,
>         Roland
Can you do M-x toggle-debug-on-error, then try to open a file like
above, (to provoque the error) then send the content of the
*backtrace* buffer here?


Jean-Philippe Théberge
"DARK SHADOWS" is on!!  Hey, I think the VAMPIRE forgot his UMBRELLA!!

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