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Re: Dired without ls?

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Dired without ls?
Date: Wed, 02 Feb 2011 17:47:33 +0200

> From: Deniz Dogan <address@hidden>
> Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2011 12:05:26 +0100
> I've used Emacs on Windows for years now and only recently have I been
> unable to use dired. I get the error that ls is not found.
> Did I dream that ls is not required for dired? I'm almost 100 percent
> sure I've used dired on Windows and I've never had ls installed.

No, you didn't dream.  Dired on Windows uses the Lisp emulation of ls,
in ls-lisp.el.

What does "C-h f insert-directory RET" say regarding where the
function is defined?  It should say that it's defined on ls-lisp.el,
if you are on Windows.

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