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Re: dired-do-touch

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: dired-do-touch
Date: Tue, 30 Mar 2004 00:24:35 +0200
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Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

> Actually, I never understood why dired needs separate commands for
> external programs that can be easily run by `dired-do-shell-command',
> like e.g. by typing `! chown owner RET' on marked files.

Probably two reasons: convenience and automatic redisplay.


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