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Re: emacs 24 find-dired problems on Windows


From: Xah Lee
Subject: Re: emacs 24 find-dired problems on Windows
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:13:43 -0700 (PDT)
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On Apr 29, 9:30 pm, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:
> > From: Xah Lee <address@hidden>
> > Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2012 15:23:43 -0700 (PDT)
>
> > there seems to be a problem of emacs 24's find-dired.
>
> > when using GNU Emacs 24.1.50.1, calling find-dired, i got one of this:
>
> >   2533274790481547    2 -rwx------   1 h3       None         2994 Apr
> > 28 20:52 xx\ saga\ of\ bsof\ 2011-07-22.html
>
> > note the backslash there.
>
> > when i move the cursor to that line and press Enter, i get:
>
> > dired-get-file-for-visit: File no longer exists; type `g' to update
> > dired buffer
>
> My crystal ball says that you are using a Cygwin build of Find, which
> produces file names with spaces escaped in a style suitable for a
> Unixy shell, which the native Windows Emacs cannot grok (because
> backslashes are directory separators in native Windows file names).
>
> Solution: use a native Windows port of Find.

hi Eli,

your crystal ball is correct. :)

 Xah


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