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Re: file-exists-p on empty string

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: file-exists-p on empty string
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 10:53:59 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>   (file-exists-p "")
>   ==> t

Elisp doesn't handle file names quite like POSIX, indeed.

I don't think we can change the above behavior without introducing other
odd behaviors.  E.g. currently (file-name-nondirectory "/a/b/") return "",
which is consistent with the above behavior.


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