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Re: Tramp patch for emacs-24 branch

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Tramp patch for emacs-24 branch
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:42:04 +0300

> From: Michael Albinus <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:34:21 +0200
> >> Last days, I have worked on a fix for a nasty Tramp problem: it loads
> >> itself recursively, when default-directory is already a remote file
> >> name.
> >
> > And why is that a problem?  Does the second load cause any trouble?
> It's not a second load, but an infinite recursive load:

Sounds pretty serious to me.

> > I'd say it depends on how grave the problem is, see my questions above.
> It's a bug. But I believe the corresponding use case does not happen
> often.

But someone already bumped into it, so my vote is to apply to the
emacs-24 branch.  We've just had a first pretest, and there are still
a few serious problem we know about, so it's not like you will be in
danger of destabilizing a very stable code base.

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