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Re: How to alias directories?


From: Kin Cho
Subject: Re: How to alias directories?
Date: 29 Apr 2004 10:56:40 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

You could (setenv "x" "/long/dir/name/"), then C-x C-f $x.

-kin

J Krugman <address@hidden> writes:

> I'm doing work on files residing in two directories with long,
> non-overlapping pathnames (this is all on Linux).  It is a pain to
> type these long pathnames whenever I need to find a new file in
> one of these two directories (this happens whenever I'm visiting
> a buffer corresponding to a file in one of the two directories,
> and try to find-file a file that lives in the other directory).
> 
> I could make symbolic links with short names (e.g. "A" and "B")
> pointing to these two directories, to simplify the typing, but I
> was wondering if there was a way to do this sort of "directory
> aliasing" directly within Emacs.
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> jill
> -- 
> To  s&e^n]d  me  m~a}i]l  r%e*m?o\v[e  bit from my a|d)d:r{e:s]s.


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