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tar-mode.el should use more familiar link symbols


From: Dan Jacobson
Subject: tar-mode.el should use more familiar link symbols
Date: 07 Feb 2003 04:52:03 +0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Fellas, can you fix these in tar-mode.el so they don't trip up us long
standing ls -l users' brains:
  ((eq type 1) ?l)      ; link
how about H for hardlink

  ((eq type 2) ?s)      ; symlink
how about l like in ls, otherwise looks like setuid stuff

  ((eq type 3) ?c)      ; char special
  ((eq type 4) ?b)      ; block special
  ((eq type 5) ?d)      ; directory
  ((eq type 6) ?p)      ; FIFO/pipe
these are already like in ls, good.

>>>>> "Ben" == Ben Pfaff writes:

Ben> "Dan Jacobson" <address@hidden> writes:
>> odd, that symlink is s--- not l---- mode
>> 
>> srwxrwxrwx root/root 0 ./usr/share/man/man1/exif.1.gz --> 
>> ../man7/undocumented.7.gz

Ben> This is what tar-mode produces for symlinks.  It's not a bug.
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