Commit 1667e065 authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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* files.el (parse-colon-path): Use split-string.

Fixes: debbugs:12351
parent ba13e616
2012-09-16 Chong Yidong <>
* files.el (parse-colon-path): Use split-string (Bug#12351).
* window.el (special-display-popup-frame): Doc fix (Bug#8853).
(display-buffer-function): Mark as obsolete.
......@@ -658,22 +658,13 @@ Not actually set up until the first time you use it.")
(defun parse-colon-path (search-path)
"Explode a search path into a list of directory names.
Directories are separated by occurrences of `path-separator'
\(which is colon in GNU and GNU-like systems)."
;; We could use split-string here.
(and search-path
(let (cd-list (cd-start 0) cd-colon)
(setq search-path (concat search-path path-separator))
(while (setq cd-colon (string-match path-separator search-path cd-start))
(setq cd-list
(nconc cd-list
(list (if (= cd-start cd-colon)
(substring search-path cd-start cd-colon)))))))
(setq cd-start (+ cd-colon 1)))
Directories are separated by `path-separator' (which is colon in
GNU and Unix systems). Substitute environment variables into the
resulting list of directory names."
(when (stringp search-path)
(mapcar (lambda (f)
(substitute-in-file-name (file-name-as-directory f)))
(split-string search-path path-separator t))))
(defun cd-absolute (dir)
"Change current directory to given absolute file name DIR."
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