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Re: substitute-in-file-name and "$"

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: substitute-in-file-name and "$"
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2003 20:07:41 -0400
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On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 01:16:44AM +0200, Michael Albinus wrote:
> At least the examples in the Elisp manual give the feeling that
> substitute-in-file-name could be called without special attention. The
> trap with the "$" char isn't obvious.

Consider that the environment-variable's _value_ could contain a `$', so it
seems actually fairly obvious that you should only call
substitute-in-file-name once...

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