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Re: Directory name to variable (dired?)

From: Noam Postavsky
Subject: Re: Directory name to variable (dired?)
Date: Mon, 8 Oct 2018 11:27:41 -0400

On Mon, 8 Oct 2018 at 11:18, Tim Johnson <> wrote:

> >   To determine if a buffer is a dired buffer, it seems that I can
> >   verify that by evaluating `dired-omit-mode
> >
> >   Is there a more idiomatic way to do so?
>   Duh! Asked and answered: Probably
>   something like (eq (major-mode) "dired-mode") ;; untested

You'll want to single quote 'dired-mode the symbol for `eq'
comparisons. Possibly use the `derived-mode-p' function instead.

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