Commit 461bf92b authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus
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* files.texi (Create/Delete Dirs): New command copy-directory.

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2009-10-05 Michael Albinus <>
* files.texi (Create/Delete Dirs): New command copy-directory.
2009-10-04 Juanma Barranquero <>
* anti.texi (Antinews):
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@end defvar
@node Create/Delete Dirs
@section Creating and Deleting Directories
@section Creating, Copying and Deleting Directories
@cindex creating and deleting directories
@cindex copying directories
@c Emacs 19 features
Most Emacs Lisp file-manipulation functions get errors when used on
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@code{mkdir} is an alias for this.
@end deffn
@deffn Command copy-directory dirname newname &optional keep-time parents
This command copies the directory named @var{dirname} to
@var{newname}. If @var{newname} names an existing directory,
@var{dirname} will be copied to a subdirectory there.
It always sets the file modes of the copied files to match the
corresponding original file.
The third arg @var{keep-time} non-@code{nil} means to preserve the
modification time of the copied files. A prefix arg makes
@var{keep-time} non-@code{nil}.
Noninteractively, the last argument @var{parents} says whether to
create parent directories if they don't exist. Interactively,
this happens by default.
@end deffn
@deffn Command delete-directory dirname &optional recursive
This command deletes the directory named @var{dirname}. The function
@code{delete-file} does not work for files that are directories; you
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