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bug #29799: incomplete support for tilde expansion

Submitted by:  Curtis Brown <mrbrown8>
Submitted on:  Thu 06 May 2010 04:00:22 AM UTC  
Category:  Feature Request Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  Cur Dev Sources
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  None
Work Required:  None

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Thu 06 May 2010 04:00:22 AM UTC, original submission:  

Tilde expansion seems to work for :source but not for other commands like :hardcopy or :layout dump. The support only seems to be mentioned in fileio.c:findrcfile(). I looked at the RC_SOURCE case of process.c, and found fileio.c:do_source(). But when I look at RC_HARDCOPY, most of the work seems to be in fileio.c:WriteFile(). And in RC_LAYOUT for dumping and RC_READBUF, they ultimately call fileio.c:secfopen().

Are there any plans to cover tilde expansion beyond findrcfile()?

Curtis Brown <mrbrown8>


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