Commit 07114296 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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(Fexpand_file_name): Doc fix.

parent 721de51d
......@@ -819,7 +819,13 @@ note that these simplifications are done without checking the resulting
file names in the file system.
An initial `~/' expands to your home directory.
An initial `~USER/' expands to USER's home directory.
See also the function `substitute-in-file-name'. */)
See also the function `substitute-in-file-name'.
For technical reasons, this function can return correct but
non-intuitive results for the root directory; for instance,
\(expand-file-name ".." "/") returns "/..". For this reason, use
(directory-file-name (file-name-directory dirname)) to traverse a
filesystem tree, not (expand-file-name ".." dirname). */)
(name, default_directory)
Lisp_Object name, default_directory;
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