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Re: modeline should note file gotten-via-symlink


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: modeline should note file gotten-via-symlink
Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2005 06:45:04 +0200

> From: address@hidden (David Combs)
> Date: 21 Feb 2005 18:46:25 -0500
> 
> However, the *mode-line*, which shows the name of the *symlink*,
> "run-tools.smd", gives NO indication that the file I'm *actually* at (or at
> least actually looking-at/into), "run-tools--16.29.8.smd", is *via a symlink*.
> 
> Would be a helpful reminder, at least for me, if the mode-line also
> contained the word "SYMLINK".

Does it help to customize the variable find-file-visit-truename to a
non-nil value?




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