Commit cb5e49a3 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* lisp/locate.el (locate, locate-mode): Doc fixes.

parent 381d186f
2010-11-01 Glenn Morris <>
* locate.el (locate, locate-mode): Doc fixes.
2010-11-01 Chong Yidong <>
* server.el (server-start): New arg INHIBIT-PROMPT prevents asking
......@@ -270,7 +270,7 @@ that is, with a prefix arg, you get the default behavior."
(defun locate (search-string &optional filter arg)
"Run the program `locate', putting results in `*Locate*' buffer.
Pass it SEARCH-STRING as argument. Interactively, prompt for SEARCH-STRING.
With prefix arg, prompt for the exact shell command to run instead.
With prefix arg ARG, prompt for the exact shell command to run instead.
This program searches for those file names in a database that match
SEARCH-STRING and normally outputs all matching absolute file names,
......@@ -286,7 +286,8 @@ the variables `locate-command' or `locate-make-command-line'.
The main use of FILTER is to implement `locate-with-filter'. See
the docstring of that function for its meaning.
ARG is the interactive prefix arg."
After preparing the results buffer, this runs `dired-mode-hook' and
then `locate-post-command-hook'."
......@@ -300,8 +301,7 @@ ARG is the interactive prefix arg."
(locate-cmd-args (cdr locate-cmd-list))
(or (and arg (not locate-prompt-for-command))
(and (not arg) locate-prompt-for-command)))
(and (not arg) locate-prompt-for-command))))
;; Find the Locate buffer
......@@ -323,16 +323,13 @@ ARG is the interactive prefix arg."
(and filter
(locate-filter-output filter))
(locate-do-setup search-string)
(locate-do-setup search-string)))
(and (not (string-equal (buffer-name) locate-buffer-name))
(switch-to-buffer-other-window locate-buffer-name))
(run-hooks 'dired-mode-hook)
(dired-next-line 3) ;move to first matching file.
(run-hooks 'locate-post-command-hook)
(run-hooks 'locate-post-command-hook)))
(defun locate-with-filter (search-string filter &optional arg)
......@@ -447,6 +444,7 @@ file name or is inside a subdirectory."
In that buffer, you can use almost all the usual dired bindings.
\\[locate-find-directory] visits the directory of the file on the current line.
This function runs `locate-mode-hook' before returning.
Operating on listed files works, but does not always
automatically update the buffer as in ordinary Dired.
......@@ -687,5 +685,4 @@ the database on the command line."
(provide 'locate)
;; arch-tag: 60c4d098-b5d5-4b3c-a3e0-51a2e9f43898
;;; locate.el ends here
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