[PATCH] Avoid syntax complaints in #'substitute-in-file-name
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Dec 14 15:12:37 EST 2007
Aidan Kehoe writes:
> Ar an dara lá déag de mí na Nollaig, scríobh Stephen J. Turnbull:
> > QUERY
> > Aren't we being altogether too smart for our own good at C level?
> > If you're going to try to second-guess a luser, do it in Lisp. If you
> > really think you need to do this here, I question whether
> > substitute-in-file-name isn't being called in the wrong place or with
> > insufficient protection.
> It's called when determining the user's home directory at startup; also from
> load-internal. I don't think making use of #'substitute-in-file-name's
> features at dump time is a particularly good idea, so it might be a better
> idea to move the function to Lisp and only call it from both places if it's
Thanks for the analysis.
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