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Re: cannot visit directories in emacs21


From: deja8501
Subject: Re: cannot visit directories in emacs21
Date: 19 Nov 2001 22:32:41 -0800

address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii) wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> On 19 Nov 2001, deja8501 wrote:
> 
> > When I visit directories then an hourglass is displayed and nothing
> > happens, the directory is not displayed. It worked for me before with
> > emacs21 and it still works with emacs20.
> > 
> > It also occurs with emacs21 -q --no-site-file.
> 
> Thank you for your report.
> 
> Please set the variable debug-on-quite to t, and then type C-g when Emacs 
> hangs and post here the backtrace produced by that.

It seems that emacs21 is innocent 

According to debug-on-quit the cause of the problem is "df" which
stopped working on my system (it halts and doesn't return). "df" comes
from dired-free-space-program which was introduced in emacs21 that's
why emacs20 still works.

Thanks for your help.

Tamas



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