[Bug: 21.5-b27] read-file-name in XEmacs/Win32
acs at alumni.princeton.edu
Thu Apr 17 07:47:02 EDT 2008
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 11:01 AM, Marcus Harnisch
<marcus.harnisch at gmx.net> wrote:
> Dear Bug Team!
> Trying to save MIME data from Gnus uses the wrong default directory. I
> set mm-default directory to "~/Downloads/" (also tried
> "~\\Downloads\\" without success)
> Debugging revealed that the correct directory name has been passed to
> `read-file-name' but the function seems to ignore that. I always get
> whatever "~" expands to, no matter what.
> I do *not* see that issue in my "XEmacs 21.5 (beta28) "fuki" (+CVS-20070829) [Lucid] (x86_64-unknown-linux, Mule) of Thu Aug 30 2007 on dipsy"
> The changelog doesn't indicate any changes in that respect.
Interesting. Here's a shot in the dark: What is the value of ~, i.e.
$HOME? Does the value contain spaces?
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