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Re: find-alternate-file can't handle wildcards


From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: find-alternate-file can't handle wildcards
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 04:07:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110002 (No Gnus v0.2) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:
> Jari Aalto <address@hidden> writes:
>> Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:
>> | Make (find-alternate-file "/usr/share/doc/exim4-doc-*") handle wildcards
>> | just like dired! Currently: File not found and directory write-protected
>>
>> C-x C-v is used to replace the _current_ file, not to replace current
>> file with multiple files.
>
> This is how it currently works.  But I see no reason not to allow
> users to replace the current file with multiple files that match
> wildcards.

I noticed also that three commands find-file-read-only-* already have
`wildcards' argument which is completely disabled by the prompt and by
the error message that checks for file existence.  I think it's better
to change these commands to allow them to open multiple files in
read-only mode:

Index: lisp/files.el
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvsroot/emacs/emacs/lisp/files.el,v
retrieving revision 1.730
diff -u -r1.730 files.el
--- lisp/files.el       1 Dec 2004 09:47:18 -0000       1.730
+++ lisp/files.el       8 Dec 2004 02:57:03 -0000
@@ -956,7 +955,7 @@
        (progn
          (setq value (nreverse value))
          (switch-to-buffer-other-window (car value))
-         (mapcar 'switch-to-buffer (cdr value)))
+         (cons (car value) (mapcar 'switch-to-buffer (cdr value))))
       (switch-to-buffer-other-window value))))
 
 (defun find-file-other-frame (filename &optional wildcards)
@@ -976,7 +975,7 @@
        (progn
          (setq value (nreverse value))
          (switch-to-buffer-other-frame (car value))
-         (mapcar 'switch-to-buffer (cdr value)))
+         (cons (car value) (mapcar 'switch-to-buffer (cdr value))))
       (switch-to-buffer-other-frame value))))
 
 (defun find-file-existing (filename &optional wildcards)
@@ -991,35 +990,53 @@
   "Edit file FILENAME but don't allow changes.
 Like \\[find-file] but marks buffer as read-only.
 Use \\[toggle-read-only] to permit editing."
-  (interactive (find-file-read-args "Find file read-only: " t))
-  (unless (file-exists-p filename) (error "%s does not exist" filename))
-  (find-file filename wildcards)
-  (toggle-read-only 1)
-  (current-buffer))
+  (interactive (find-file-read-args "Find file read-only: " nil))
+  (unless (or (and wildcards find-file-wildcards
+                  (not (string-match "\\`/:" filename))
+                  (string-match "[[*?]" filename))
+             (file-exists-p filename))
+    (error "%s does not exist" filename))
+  (let ((value (find-file filename wildcards)))
+    (mapc (lambda (b) (with-current-buffer b (toggle-read-only 1)))
+         (if (listp value) value (list value)))
+    value))
 
 (defun find-file-read-only-other-window (filename &optional wildcards)
   "Edit file FILENAME in another window but don't allow changes.
 Like \\[find-file-other-window] but marks buffer as read-only.
 Use \\[toggle-read-only] to permit editing."
-  (interactive (find-file-read-args "Find file read-only other window: " t))
-  (unless (file-exists-p filename) (error "%s does not exist" filename))
-  (find-file-other-window filename wildcards)
-  (toggle-read-only 1)
-  (current-buffer))
+  (interactive (find-file-read-args "Find file read-only other window: " nil))
+  (unless (or (and wildcards find-file-wildcards
+                  (not (string-match "\\`/:" filename))
+                  (string-match "[[*?]" filename))
+             (file-exists-p filename))
+    (error "%s does not exist" filename))
+  (let ((value (find-file-other-window filename wildcards)))
+    (mapc (lambda (b) (with-current-buffer b (toggle-read-only 1)))
+         (if (listp value) value (list value)))
+    value))
 
 (defun find-file-read-only-other-frame (filename &optional wildcards)
   "Edit file FILENAME in another frame but don't allow changes.
 Like \\[find-file-other-frame] but marks buffer as read-only.
 Use \\[toggle-read-only] to permit editing."
-  (interactive (find-file-read-args "Find file read-only other frame: " t))
-  (unless (file-exists-p filename) (error "%s does not exist" filename))
-  (find-file-other-frame filename wildcards)
-  (toggle-read-only 1)
-  (current-buffer))
+  (interactive (find-file-read-args "Find file read-only other frame: " nil))
+  (unless (or (and wildcards find-file-wildcards
+                  (not (string-match "\\`/:" filename))
+                  (string-match "[[*?]" filename))
+             (file-exists-p filename))
+    (error "%s does not exist" filename))
+  (let ((value (find-file-other-frame filename wildcards)))
+    (mapc (lambda (b) (with-current-buffer b (toggle-read-only 1)))
+         (if (listp value) value (list value)))
+    value))
 
(defun find-alternate-file-other-window (filename)
   "Find file FILENAME as a replacement for the file in the next window.

-- 
Juri Linkov
http://www.jurta.org/emacs/





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