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Re: dired-do-shell-command output should not go to minibuffer


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: dired-do-shell-command output should not go to minibuffer
Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2002 11:59:46 +0200

> From: Helen Iwahiro <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2002 21:05:25 -0800 (PST)
> 
>  dired-do-shell-command should not go to minibuffer, because then you
> can't do anything with it as soon as you try to point at it it goes away, etc.
> It should go to a separate buffer as in previous versions, or make it an 
> option.

The output does go to a separate buffer, as in previous versions; the
display in the minibuffer is _in_addition_ to that, not instead of it.

You should find the output in the same "*Shell Command Output*"
buffer as you did in previous versions.  The doc string of
dired-do-shell-command still tells, correctly, that the output goes
to a separate buffer.



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