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Re: something recently broke dired for dirs that begin with a space

From: Randal L. Schwartz
Subject: Re: something recently broke dired for dirs that begin with a space
Date: Sat, 09 Jul 2011 17:41:41 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.2 (berkeley-unix)

>>>>> "Chong" == Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

Chong> address@hidden (Randal L. Schwartz) writes:
>> Not sure when, but it had to be in the past three weeks.  If I get a
>> chance, I'll bisect.
>> And yes, I use directories that begin with a space to force them to be
>> first in the listings.

Chong> Please make a bug report using M-x report-emacs-bug, and include a
Chong> precise recipe.  There are insufficient details in your message to
Chong> figure out whether there is a bug, or where the bug is; a brief
Chong> experiment with a directory starting with a space revealed no problems
Chong> for me.

I can't use report-emacs-bug because there's no email on the machine
where my emacs is running.

M-! mkdir " SPACE" RET
^X ^F . RET
then try to visit the " SPACE" dir with "f".

I get "dired-get-file-for-visit: File no longer exists; type `g' to
update dired buffer" in *Messages*.

Clear enough?

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