Commit eab01edb authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus
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* files.texi (Magic File Names): Introduce optional parameter

IDENTIFICATION for `file-remote-p'.
parent ea382aff
2007-07-17 Michael Albinus <>
* files.texi (Magic File Names): Introduce optional parameter
IDENTIFICATION for `file-remote-p'.
2007-07-14 Richard Stallman <>
* control.texi (Handling Errors): Document `debug' in handler list.
......@@ -2768,7 +2768,7 @@ nothing and returns @code{nil}. Otherwise it returns the file name
of the local copy file.
@end defun
@defun file-remote-p filename &optional connected
@defun file-remote-p filename &optional identification connected
This function tests whether @var{filename} is a remote file. If
@var{filename} is local (not remote), the return value is @code{nil}.
If @var{filename} is indeed remote, the return value is a string that
......@@ -2786,6 +2786,13 @@ example, that it is possible to start a remote process accessing both
files at the same time. Implementors of file handlers need to ensure
this principle is valid.
@var{identification} specifies which part of the identifier shall be
returned as string. @var{identification} can be the symbol
@code{method}, @code{user} or @code{host}; any other value is handled
like @code{nil} and means to return the complete identifier string.
In the example above, the remote @code{user} identifier string would
be @code{root}.
If @var{connected} is non-@code{nil}, this function returns @code{nil}
even if @var{filename} is remote, if Emacs has no network connection
to its host. This is useful when you want to avoid the delay of
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