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Re: dired-mark-files-containing-regexp: unconsistent behaviour

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: dired-mark-files-containing-regexp: unconsistent behaviour
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2016 22:20:09 -0700
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>>>>> Tino Calancha <address@hidden> writes:

> The doc. string of `dired-mark-files-containing-regexp' is:

> I)  I suggest to not use BUF at all: just read always FILE.
> II) OTOH, if this function should be kept as it is, then the doc. string
>     need to be updated to cover 1), 2) behaviour.

I would agree that it should always read the FILE, and ignore unsaved buffer
contents. That edges into the province of ibuffer, and should not affect the
state of dired, in my opinion.

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