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From: Kevin Rodgers
Subject: Re: (no subject)
Date: Mon, 02 Aug 2004 09:35:50 -0600
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Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> Emacs doesn't use ls-lisp on GNU/Linux systems, so any user options
> that pertain to the ls-lisp package will not have any effect.
> ls-lisp is for systems that lack the `ls' program (MS-Windows etc.).

From ls-lisp.el:
;; This file redefines the function `insert-directory' to implement it
;; directly from Emacs lisp, without running ls in a subprocess.  It
;; is useful if you cannot afford to fork Emacs on a real memory UNIX,
;; under VMS or other non-UNIX platforms if you don't have the ls
;; program, or if you want a different format from what ls offers.

Perhaps that's what Eugene wants.

Setting those 2 variables (ls-lisp-dirs-first and ls-lisp-verbosity)
via custom-set-variables doesn't actually cause ls-lisp to be loaded,
so maybe he just needs to explicitly load it.

Kevin Rodgers

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