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Re: dired problem on AIX


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: dired problem on AIX
Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 10:29:24 +0300

> From: "Hunziker, Scott" <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2001 15:57:00 -0700
> 
> The regular expression that dired uses for locating file names in `ls'
> output does not quite work for IBM's AIX 4.3.0.  For old files they put
> 2 spaces after the year, which dired-move-to-filename-regexp does not
> handle and dired winds up thinking that there's a space at the beginning
> of these file names.  Here's an example listing:
> 
> -rwxr-xr-x   1 ksh0536  jast       16570 Aug 27 16:40 config.status
> -rwxr-xr-x   1 ksh0536  jast       19236 Feb 21 1997  config.sub
> 
> I believe this can be fixed by changing line 1385 of dired.el
> 
> (concat ".*[0-9]" s "\\(" western "\\|" japanese "\\)" s))
> 
> to instead be
> 
> (concat ".*[0-9]" s "\\(" western "\\|" japanese "\\)" s "+"))

Thanks.  This is already solved in the current development sources
(albeit in a slightly different way), so the next release should not
have this problem.



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