insert-directory function in Gnu emacs returns nil

Marc Girod
Wed May 13 16:01:00 GMT 2009

Marc Girod wrote:
> So, ls finds something under the 1.5 root, but the 1.7 ones seems empty.
Sorry... now I got one case of success (with call-process, not dired),
but this means that my error is not systematic, only very frequent.
And that it may work with the 1.7 root as well...

(call-process "/usr/bin/ls" nil t "-la" "--" "/cygdrive/c/cygwin2/tmp/bar")

Got that only with one file, never with the directory.
But also now with "/tmp/bar".

So, I may be back to the bloda theory, and the question how to identify
the precise problem, so that I can report it to my Windows support...

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