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bug#32969: "Confirm--do you mean to use ‘*’ as a wildcard? (y or n)" sta


From: Tino Calancha
Subject: bug#32969: "Confirm--do you mean to use ‘*’ as a wildcard? (y or n)" stays in minibuffer
Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 02:44:12 +0900
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

積丹尼 Dan Jacobson <address@hidden> writes:

> Dired has a message:
> Confirm--do you mean to use ‘*’ as a wildcard? (y or n)
> if one answers "n" the message just stays in the minibuffer.
>
> It should instead say "command aborted", else the user thinks it used
> '*' in its other (text replacement) way. Which it turns out it doesn't.
Thank you for the report!
I agree.

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commit e76bbfa62b7185cd3284d69483704366dc54e7e8
Author: Tino Calancha <address@hidden>
Date:   Mon Oct 8 02:40:30 2018 +0900

    dired-do-shell-command: Notify users after abort the command
    
    * lisp/dired-aux.el (dired-do-shell-command):  Notify users that
    the command have aborted when they answer 'n' to the prompt (Bug#32969).

diff --git a/lisp/dired-aux.el b/lisp/dired-aux.el
index 1f13204b7c..a4145eb67a 100644
--- a/lisp/dired-aux.el
+++ b/lisp/dired-aux.el
@@ -763,16 +763,17 @@ dired-do-shell-command
                    (y-or-n-p (format-message
                               "Confirm--do you mean to use `?' as a wildcard? 
")))
                   (t))))
-    (when ok
-      (if on-each
-         (dired-bunch-files (- 10000 (length command))
-                            (lambda (&rest files)
-                              (dired-run-shell-command
-                                (dired-shell-stuff-it command files t arg)))
-                            nil file-list)
-       ;; execute the shell command
-       (dired-run-shell-command
-        (dired-shell-stuff-it command file-list nil arg)))))))
+    (cond ((not ok) (message "OK, canceled"))
+          (t
+           (if on-each
+              (dired-bunch-files (- 10000 (length command))
+                                 (lambda (&rest files)
+                                   (dired-run-shell-command
+                                     (dired-shell-stuff-it command files t 
arg)))
+                                 nil file-list)
+            ;; execute the shell command
+            (dired-run-shell-command
+             (dired-shell-stuff-it command file-list nil arg))))))))
 
 ;; Might use {,} for bash or csh:
 (defvar dired-mark-prefix ""

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