Commit b6d0a321 authored by Luc Teirlinck's avatar Luc Teirlinck
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(Subdir switches): Dired does not remember the `R' switch.

parent c60b302c
2004-07-18 Luc Teirlinck <>
* emacs-xtra.texi (Subdir switches): Dired does not remember the
`R' switch.
* dired.texi (Dired Updating): `k' only deletes inserted
subdirectories from the Dired buffer if a prefix argument was given.
......@@ -291,6 +291,12 @@ its old switches. However, reverting the buffer will relist it using
the buffer's default switches. If any of this yields problems, you
can easily correct the situation using @kbd{C-u i} or @kbd{C-u l}.
Dired does not remember the @code{R} switch. Inserting a subdirectory
with switches that include the @code{R} switch is equivalent with
inserting each of its subdirectories using all remaining switches.
For instance, updating or deleting a subdirectory that was inserted
with the @code{R} switch will not update or delete its subdirectories.
The buffer's default switches do not affect subdirectories that were
inserted using explicitly specified switches. In particular,
commands such as @kbd{s}, that change the buffer's switches do not
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