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bug#12394: 24.2.50; wdired: error when wdired-use-interactive-rename is
bug#12394: 24.2.50; wdired: error when wdired-use-interactive-rename is non-nil
Fri, 29 Jan 2016 19:16:51 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1.50 (gnu/linux)
On 2012-09-11, at 21:40, Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden> writes:
>> when you have set `wdired-use-interactive-rename' to non-nil, and you
>> add something to the front of a filename when in wdired-mode, you get
>> an error after hitting C-c C-c.
> But wait. There are many more problems with
> `wdired-use-interactive-rename' non-nil.
> All in emacs -Q:
> 1. When I hit ! at the prompt after hitting C-c C-c to perform changes,
> this has not the desired effect. Emacs still asks me one time for every
> remaining renaming action.
Could not reproduce in GNU Emacs 188.8.131.52 - got an error even before
> In general, IMHO `wdired-use-interactive-rename' is not very useful at
> all. I never used it, and the fact that all these problems were never
> reported by anyone before indicates that not many people are using it.
> I suggest to remove it completely. Instead, it would be better to
> ask the user in a way similar to e.g. C in dired, like
> Really perform these renamings?
> a -> b
> b -> a
> file-x -> file-y
> But I'm open to other suggestions. Any opinions?