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Re: dired mode recursive delete

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: dired mode recursive delete
Date: Sun, 03 Jun 2007 21:46:51 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.51 (gnu/linux)

Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>> The problem with this setting is that it emphasizes the fact that
>>>>> Emacs doesn't support cross-device recursive copies.
>>>>                                                ^^^^^^
>>>> I meant `renames' of course.  Copies will now work recursively by
>>>> default, renames will as well, unless the destination is on another
>>>> device.
>>> Could we eliminate this restriction in dired since now coreutils supports
>>> cross-partition recursive directory renames.
>> What has coreutils to do with it?
> Coreutils contains the command `mv' which starting from the version
> 4.0 [...]

You did not answer my question.  I know coreutils and that it has a mv
command that will move across file systems.

But what has coreutils to do with how Emacs moves files?

David Kastrup

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