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Re: File without a name appears in a dired buffer


From: Yuri Khan
Subject: Re: File without a name appears in a dired buffer
Date: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 21:16:51 +0600

On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 8:45 PM, Barry Margolin <address@hidden> wrote:

> It's a directory, not a file. And the name is probably some number of
> spaces.

That’s unlikely, seeing as the path includes a drive letter. Windows
does not easily allow space-only names.

>>   c:/Downloads/ABBA Discography [24 96]:
>>   total used in directory 1 available 57327936
>>   drwxrwxrwx  1 Administrators Administrators   0 05-19 06:52      <--- here
>>   drwxrwxrwx  1 Administrators Administrators   0 05-19 06:52 .


@Davin: What does “dir” in plain old CMD say about this directory? If
you use Cygwin or MSYS, what does their “ls -al” say?



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