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Re: question on dired mode

From: B. T. Raven
Subject: Re: question on dired mode
Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2008 18:10:12 -0500
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address@hidden wrote:
Hi Emacs experts !
Recently I moved to emacs version 22.1 from 21.3.1.
Here I see that the dired mode is not working properly for me.
If I want to go one directory up, I type "^' or click or hit enter on
".." .
However in emacs 22.1 I am getting the following error
"wrong type of arguement: number-or-marker-p (9543)" for both the

Is there any apecial settings I need to do for emacs 22.1 ?

Thanks in advance !!
Suman Nandan.

I have also recently migrated from 21.3 to 22.1 but I can't replicate your problem. Both ^ and clicking on .. work for me. I don't understand the nature of the OBJECT expected by (number-or-marker-p) [or the curiously named (markerp {no hyphen}). Both seem to need function arguments. I would expect (number-or-marker-p 9543) to return t and it does! How did 9543 get into parentheses? Using argument (9543) doesn't return nil but "invalid function." Lose your .emacs temporarily {
runemacs -Q -q } and see if you still have the problem.

Ed, no expert.

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