Commit bd51ea7f authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus
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* files.texi (Directories): delete-directory prompts for recursive

deletion.
parent cc3dda16
2009-10-01 Michael Albinus <michael.albinus@gmx.de>
* files.texi (Directories): delete-directory prompts for recursive
deletion.
2009-09-30 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* ack.texi (Acknowledgments):
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......@@ -1199,8 +1199,8 @@ Display a verbose directory listing.
@item M-x make-directory @key{RET} @var{dirname} @key{RET}
Create a new directory named @var{dirname}.
@item M-x delete-directory @key{RET} @var{dirname} @key{RET}
Delete the directory named @var{dirname}. It must be empty,
or you get an error.
Delete the directory named @var{dirname}. If it isn't empty,
you will be asked whether you want to delete it recursively.
@end table
@findex list-directory
......@@ -1247,12 +1247,12 @@ this, it runs the program specified by
The command @kbd{M-x delete-directory} prompts for a directory name
using the minibuffer, and deletes the directory if it is empty. If
the directory is not empty, this signals an error. On systems that
have a ``Trash'' or ``Recycle Bin'' feature, you can make this command
move the specified directory to the Trash or Recycle Bin, instead of
deleting it outright, by changing the variable
@code{delete-by-moving-to-trash} to @code{t}. @xref{Misc File Ops},
for more information about using the Trash.
the directory is not empty, you will be asked whether you want to
delete it recursively. On systems that have a ``Trash'' or ``Recycle
Bin'' feature, you can make this command move the specified directory
to the Trash or Recycle Bin, instead of deleting it outright, by
changing the variable @code{delete-by-moving-to-trash} to @code{t}.
@xref{Misc File Ops}, for more information about using the Trash.
@node Comparing Files
@section Comparing Files
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