Commit 8ca42283 authored by Lars Ingebrigtsen's avatar Lars Ingebrigtsen

Fdirectory_files_and_attributes doc string clarification

* src/dired.c (Fdirectory_files_and_attributes): Clarify what data
is returned.
parent e50634c3
......@@ -358,6 +358,16 @@ If NOSORT is non-nil, the list is not sorted--its order is unpredictable.
DEFUN ("directory-files-and-attributes", Fdirectory_files_and_attributes,
Sdirectory_files_and_attributes, 1, 5, 0,
doc: /* Return a list of names of files and their attributes in DIRECTORY.
The list returned has elements that contain the data from
`file-attributes' for each file -- with the file name prepended. So
the structure of each element is
`(FILE-NAME FILE-ATTRIBUTE1 FILE-ATTRIBUTE2 ...)'.
For instance, to get the size of the fourth element in a directory,
you could say:
(file-attribute-size (cdr (nth 3 (directory-files-and-attributes "/"))))
There are four optional arguments:
If FULL is non-nil, return absolute file names. Otherwise return names
that are relative to the specified directory.
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