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Re: dired mode recursive delete

From: Giorgos Keramidas
Subject: Re: dired mode recursive delete
Date: Sun, 3 Jun 2007 22:55:01 +0300

On 2007-06-03 02:28, Juri Linkov <address@hidden> wrote:
>>> 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.

Emacs runs on platforms where coreutils is not installed, though
(typical examples of this are BSD / Solaris workstations) :-/

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