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Re: Samba in Emacs?


From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Samba in Emacs?
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2003 18:34:58 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Harry Putnam <address@hidden> writes:

> I have a very recent cvs of emacs but neither `d x' nor `D' work for me
> to delete a non-empty directory.
>
> C-h m (from dired)
> and C-s recurs (no hits)
>     C-s delete (nothing other than [Dd])
>     C-s directory  (none of these look right either)
>
> Is this recursive delete well hidden?

Ah, there is a variable dired-recursive-deletes.  I just "emacs -q
-no-site-file" on Emacs 21.3, then set dired-recursive-deletes to
top, then hit d x in dired on a nonempty directory with subdirs, and
lo! it was deleted.

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