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Re: PR: dired-do-create-files now checks for trailing slashes in the tar

From: Rudi C
Subject: Re: PR: dired-do-create-files now checks for trailing slashes in the target
Date: Mon, 1 Nov 2021 19:07:49 +0330

My copyright assignment is now done, so we can merge this in.

On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 9:17 PM Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> wrote:
> From: Tassilo Horn <tsdh@gnu.org>
> Cc: larsi@gnus.org, stefankangas@gmail.com, rudiwillalwaysloveyou@gmail.com,
> Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 18:48:13 +0200
> > I'm quite sure you didn't consider all the use cases.  E.g., what
> > about foo -> Foo on case-insensitive filesystems?  That is a valid use
> > case where the user wants a directory renamed with a different
> > letter-case.
> You mean, you'd TAB-complete to the same name foo/ and then capitalize
> the already completed input so that you then have Foo/ with the slash?
> I can see that one might do that if the name is quite long.  And that
> use-case would also apply to case-sensitive filesystems.

On case-sensitive filesystems, the new directory would not exist.

> So fine, let's have if off by default.


> BTW, do we need a copyright assignment for this patch?  The actual
> change is about 5 lines (including reformatting) but the new defcustom
> is about a dozen of lines with docstring, and stuff.

No, we can accept it without an assignment, but that about exhausts
our ability to accept more contributions from Rudi, so I recommend
starting the paperwork now.

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