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Re: dired-move-to-filename-regexp

From: Stefan
Subject: Re: dired-move-to-filename-regexp
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2004 01:20:58 -0400
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>     Another solution is to assume that the current buffer and the one new
>     line have used the same ls options and contain the same number of
>     space-separated fields.  Based on this, you can add spaces so as to
>     align the fields in the new line to the field of the other lines.

> That would be rather unreliable, since it would need to figure out the
> number of spaces between fields in both the new output and the old
> buffer.  The gains that we got from --dired would be lost.
> I won't accept this approach.

Of course, the filename part would be determined just as it is now (using
the --dired data if available, for example).


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