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bug#19274: tar-mode.el: allow for adding new archive members


From: Ivan Shmakov
Subject: bug#19274: tar-mode.el: allow for adding new archive members
Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2014 18:07:34 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> From: Ivan Shmakov  Date: Sun, 07 Dec 2014 17:47:30 +0000

[…]

 >> Does it make sense to also simplify the head of the sentence as
 >> follows?  (I believe that “lines” are rather just an implementation
 >> detail here.)

 >> - The command inserts the new file on the line above the current
 >>   one,
 >> + The command inserts the new file before the current one,

 > Yes, that's better.

        The revised patch for doc/emacs/files.texi is MIMEd.  (The rest
        remains the same [1].)

[1] news:address@hidden
    http://permalink.gmane.org/gmane.emacs.bugs/96948

-- 
FSF associate member #7257  http://boycottsystemd.org/  … 3013 B6A0 230E 334A
--- a/doc/emacs/files.texi      2014-06-08 07:41:27 +0000
+++ b/doc/emacs/files.texi      2014-12-07 18:05:31 +0000
@@ -1689,6 +1689,13 @@ @node File Archives
 another window, so you could edit the file and operate on the archive
 simultaneously.
 
+  The @kbd{I} key adds a new (regular) file to the archive.  The file
+is initially empty, but can readily be edited using the commands
+above.  The command inserts the new file before the current one, so
+that using it on the topmost line of the Tar buffer makes the new file
+the first one in the archive, and using it at the end of the buffer
+makes it the last one.
+
   @kbd{d} marks a file for deletion when you later use @kbd{x}, and
 @kbd{u} unmarks a file, as in Dired.  @kbd{C} copies a file from the
 archive to disk and @kbd{R} renames a file within the archive.

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