Commit a59839d7 authored by Paul Eggert's avatar Paul Eggert

file-truename now uses realpath for local files

This uses fewer syscalls on GNU/Linux and other GNUish platforms.
* lisp/files.el (file-truename): Try fileio--truename
if there are no handlers.
* src/fileio.c: Include stdlib.h, for realpath.
(Ffileio__truename): New function.
parent 5b117511
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......@@ -1307,9 +1307,14 @@ containing it, until no links are left at any level.
(let ((handler (find-file-name-handler filename 'file-truename)))
;; For file name that has a special handler, call handler.
;; This is so that ange-ftp can save time by doing a no-op.
(if handler
(setq filename (funcall handler 'file-truename filename)
done t)
(condition-case nil
(setq filename (fileio--truename filename)
done t)
(file-missing nil)))
(let ((dir (or (file-name-directory filename) default-directory))
target dirfile)
;; Get the truename of the directory.
......@@ -20,6 +20,7 @@ along with GNU Emacs. If not, see <>. */
#include <config.h>
#include <limits.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include "sysstdio.h"
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
......@@ -2693,6 +2694,46 @@ file_name_absolute_p (char const *filename)
&& (!filename[1] || IS_DIRECTORY_SEP (filename[1])
|| user_homedir (&filename[1]))));
DEFUN ("fileio--truename", Ffileio__truename, Sfileio__truename, 1, 1, 0,
doc: /* Return the true name of FILENAME, without file name handlers.
The returned string is an absolute file name that does not involve
\".\", \"..\", or symbolic links. Signal an error if FILENAME does
not exist or if its true name cannot be determined. */)
(Lisp_Object filename)
CHECK_STRING (filename);
Lisp_Object absname = Fexpand_file_name (filename, Qnil);
Lisp_Object encoded_absname = ENCODE_FILE (absname);
ptrdiff_t encoded_len = SBYTES (encoded_absname);
char *encoded = SSDATA (encoded_absname);
bool append_slash = (1 < encoded_len
&& IS_DIRECTORY_SEP (encoded[encoded_len - 1])
&& !IS_DIRECTORY_SEP (encoded[encoded_len - 2]));
char *truename = realpath (encoded, NULL);
if (!truename)
report_file_error ("Deriving truename", filename);
ptrdiff_t truename_len = strlen (truename);
if (truename_len == encoded_len - append_slash
&& memcmp (truename, encoded, truename_len) == 0)
/* ABSNAME is already the true name. */
xfree (truename);
return absname;
if (append_slash)
truename = xrealloc (truename, truename_len + 2);
strcpy (truename + truename_len, "/");
Lisp_Object unibyte_truename = build_unibyte_string (truename);
xfree (truename);
return DECODE_FILE (unibyte_truename);
DEFUN ("file-exists-p", Ffile_exists_p, Sfile_exists_p, 1, 1, 0,
doc: /* Return t if file FILENAME exists (whether or not you can read it).
......@@ -6428,6 +6469,7 @@ This includes interactive calls to `delete-file' and
defsubr (&Sadd_name_to_file);
defsubr (&Smake_symbolic_link);
defsubr (&Sfile_name_absolute_p);
defsubr (&Sfileio__truename);
defsubr (&Sfile_exists_p);
defsubr (&Sfile_executable_p);
defsubr (&Sfile_readable_p);
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