Commit 9f0809d4 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Document problems with Windows file names that end in blanks.

 doc/lispref/files.texi (Information about Files): Mention file names with
 trailing blanks on MS-Windows.  (Bug#15130)
parent c88586a9
2013-08-20 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* files.texi (Information about Files): Mention file names with
trailing blanks on MS-Windows. (Bug#15130)
2013-08-18 Xue Fuqiao <xfq.free@gmail.com>
* positions.texi (Positions): Improve indexing.
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......@@ -776,6 +776,14 @@ return information about actual files or directories, so their
arguments must all exist as actual files or directories unless
otherwise noted.
@cindex file names, trailing whitespace
@cindex trailing blanks in file names
Be careful with file names that end in blanks: some filesystems
(notably, MS-Windows) will ignore trailing whitespace in file names,
and return information about the file after stripping those blanks
from the name, not about the file whose name you passed to the
functions described in this section.
@menu
* Testing Accessibility:: Is a given file readable? Writable?
* Kinds of Files:: Is it a directory? A symbolic link?
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