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Re: Filtering files in dired while invoking

From: Lei Wang
Subject: Re: Filtering files in dired while invoking
Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2010 20:17:03 +0800

On 8/31/10, suvayu ali <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I was trying to filter the files listed in a dired buffer. Filtering
> with one shell glob works fine, but how do I pass multiple shell globs
> to dired?
> What I 'm looking for is to list files as they would be listed by,
> $ ls -l *.C *.h *.cxx
> I couldn't find any reference to this in the info manual. But the
> docstring for dired says this,
>       (dired DIRNAME &optional SWITCHES)
>       .....
>       If DIRNAME is a cons, its first element is
>       taken as the directory name and the rest as an explicit list of
>       files to make directory entries for.
>       .....
> How can I achieve that? Thanks for any suggestions.
> --
> Suvayu
> Open source is the future. It sets us free.

Why not use `find-name-dired' or write your function on basis of it?

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