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bug#25076: 24.5; Enhancement request: Make `archive-mode' more Dired lik

From: Drew Adams
Subject: bug#25076: 24.5; Enhancement request: Make `archive-mode' more Dired like (sorting etc.)
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2016 08:24:07 -0800 (PST)

> > I think opening Dired on a temporary extraction is probably the
> > way to go.  Do you want to rename this enhancement request to that
> > effect, or do you want a new request for that?
> No, I think the current request is fine.  Especially since Michael
> suggested a different solution, using file handlers.


> > Once that is available, a question will be whether, by default,
> > `dired-find-file' and `find-file' should open an archive file in
> > archive mode or should open Dired on (a temporary extraction of)
> > it.
> Not sure.  Probably should be a user option.

We already have `auto-mode-alist', for customization.  I was talking
about the default behavior.

This is what I see in currently `auto-mode-alist' (in my setup, at
least) for `archive-mode':

 . archive-mode)
("\\.oxt\\'" . archive-mode)
("\\.\\(deb\\|[oi]pk\\)\\'" . archive-mode)

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