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Re: Listing directory failes


From: Tim X
Subject: Re: Listing directory failes
Date: Mon, 12 May 2008 17:59:38 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

"Paul Batt" <address@hidden> writes:

> I installed Emacs 22.1 for NSLU2/Unslung (an embedded Linux) and when I do 
> Ctrl-X F I get the usural "Find file: ~/" and after pressing Ret "Listing 
> directory failed but 'access-file' worked". Something seems to be missing, 
> but what? I'm no expert; where should I look? Thanks a lot,
> Paul 
>
>

By default, I think dired uses/relies on the 'ls' function of the
shell. This may not be available on an embedded system or it may be
providing output in a format not familiar to dired. Try switching to
using the emulation of ls in elisp - check the customize options for
dired and ls-lisp.

Tim

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tcross (at) rapttech dot com dot au


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