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bug#27844: 26.0.50; Dired w/ eshell-ls doesn't support wildcards in file
bug#27844: 26.0.50; Dired w/ eshell-ls doesn't support wildcards in file name
Tue, 01 Aug 2017 12:00:39 +0900
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> From: Tino Calancha <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:23:08 +0900
>> `eshell-extended-glob' returns a list of matches on success, otherwise
>> it returns FILE; if no match i think we should signal an error.
> Whether this should be an error or just FILE is a matter of personal
> preferences, I think. Some shells behave this way, others the other
> way. So either we should leave your original patch as it was, or
> introduce a defcustom to produce an error if the user so wants.
Indeed such defcustom already does exist: eshell-error-if-no-glob
(default to nil).
You can see at the end of `eshell-extended-glob':
(error "No matches found: %s" glob)
John designed this package very well.