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Re: tilde in dired default-directory but not elsewhere


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: tilde in dired default-directory but not elsewhere
Date: Wed, 09 Jul 2014 19:56:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.92 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

> Now it will be interesting to see how much work is
> required to make it work the right way for dired and
> sudo buffers, not to mention all the "file-less"
> modes...

What use case do you have in mind?  Can you give an example?

Because, commands reading in file names typically call
`read-file-name-default`, which uses `abbreviate-file-name`.  That
means, dired for example should never prompt with /home/user/...

Michael.




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