Commit 79d123ad authored by Luc Teirlinck's avatar Luc Teirlinck
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(dired-do-redisplay, dired-maybe-insert-subdir): Update docstring.

(dired-reset-subdir-switches): New function.
parent 0b0dea7b
......@@ -891,7 +891,14 @@ Otherwise, the rule is a compression rule, and compression is done with gzip.")
(defun dired-do-redisplay (&optional arg test-for-subdir)
"Redisplay all marked (or next ARG) files.
If on a subdir line, redisplay that subdirectory. In that case,
a prefix arg lets you edit the `ls' switches used for the new listing."
a prefix arg lets you edit the `ls' switches used for the new listing.
Dired remembers switches specified with a prefix arg, so that reverting
the buffer will not reset them. However, using `dired-undo' to re-insert
or delete subdirectories can bypass this machinery. Hence, you sometimes
may have to reset some subdirectory switches after a `dired-undo'.
You can reset all subdirectory switches to the default using
\\<dired-mode-map>\\[dired-reset-subdir-switches]."
;; Moves point if the next ARG files are redisplayed.
(interactive "P\np")
(if (and test-for-subdir (dired-get-subdir))
......@@ -914,6 +921,12 @@ a prefix arg lets you edit the `ls' switches used for the new listing."
arg)
(dired-move-to-filename)
(message "Redisplaying...done")))
(defun dired-reset-subdir-switches ()
"Set `dired-switches-alist' to nil and revert dired buffer."
(interactive)
(setq dired-switches-alist nil)
(revert-buffer))
(defun dired-update-file-line (file)
;; Delete the current line, and insert an entry for FILE.
......@@ -1727,7 +1740,14 @@ If it is already present, just move to it (type \\[dired-do-redisplay] to refres
With a prefix arg, you may edit the ls switches used for this listing.
You can add `R' to the switches to expand the whole tree starting at
this subdirectory.
This function takes some pains to conform to `ls -lR' output."
This function takes some pains to conform to `ls -lR' output.
Dired remembers switches specified with a prefix arg, so that reverting
the buffer will not reset them. However, using `dired-undo' to re-insert
or delete subdirectories can bypass this machinery. Hence, you sometimes
may have to reset some subdirectory switches after a `dired-undo'.
You can reset all subdirectory switches to the default using
\\<dired-mode-map>\\[dired-reset-subdir-switches]."
(interactive
(list (dired-get-filename)
(if current-prefix-arg
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