Anonymous avatar Anonymous committed 35ac98c

using starting as the default in ask_directory

The problem is `read-directory-name' returns default when the user
enters starting; that can be confusing.

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         return self.ask_values(prompt, values, starting=starting, exact=None)
     def ask_directory(self, prompt, default=None, starting=None):
-        if default is not None:
-            prompt = prompt + ('[%s] ' % default)
+        location = starting or default
+        if location is not None:
+            prompt = prompt + ('[%s] ' % location)
         if lisp.fboundp(lisp['read-directory-name']):
-            result = lisp.read_directory_name(prompt, starting, default)
+            # returns default when starting is entered
+            result = lisp.read_directory_name(prompt, location, location)
-            result = lisp.read_file_name(prompt, starting, default)
-        if result == '' and default is not None:
-            return default
+            result = lisp.read_file_name(prompt, location, location)
+        if result == '' and location is not None:
+            return location
         return result
     def message(self, message):
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