Commit 477414ac authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Improve documentation of 'dired-do-compress'

* lisp/dired-aux.el (dired-do-compress): Describe in the doc
string the effect on directories and on compressed archive.
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(defun dired-do-compress (&optional arg)
"Compress or uncompress marked (or next ARG) files."
"Compress or uncompress marked (or next ARG) files.
If invoked on a directory, compress all of the files in
the directory and all of its subdirectories, recursively,
into a .tar.gz archive.
If invoked on a .tar.gz or a .tgz or a .zip or a .7z archive,
uncompress and unpack all the files in the archive."
(interactive "P")
(dired-map-over-marks-check #'dired-compress arg 'compress t))
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