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Re: dired-do-hardlink should update link count we see


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: dired-do-hardlink should update link count we see
Date: 09 Jul 2002 14:33:01 +0200
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address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii) writes:

> On 9 Jul 2002, David Kastrup wrote:
> 
> > > I think Dired doesn't automatically refresh the directory view as a
> > > matter of principle.  It's not something specific to
> > > dired-do-hardlink.
> > 
> > So if you rename a file from within dired, dired displays the same
> > file name?  If you change its permissions from within dired, it
> > displays the same permissions?  If you move it or delete it from
> > within dired, it stays there as if it existed before?  If you copy to
> > some other directory under dired, the files don't arrive in the
> > display there?
> > 
> > Could you substantiate your claim?
> 
> The claim is that Dired never queries the filesystem after any operation, 
> it just manipulates the buffer contents.

Well, that's what Dan complained about: that it did not manipulate the
buffer contents after doing a hard link.  So if your claim was to be
what you claim, it was utterly irrelevant to the report.

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David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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