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master e2494bd: ; * lisp/dired-x.el (dired-virtual): Doc fix. (Bug#2099
master e2494bd: ; * lisp/dired-x.el (dired-virtual): Doc fix. (Bug#20992)
Thu, 2 Dec 2021 05:45:04 -0500 (EST)
Author: Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com>
Commit: Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org>
; * lisp/dired-x.el (dired-virtual): Doc fix. (Bug#20992)
lisp/dired-x.el | 8 +++++---
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
diff --git a/lisp/dired-x.el b/lisp/dired-x.el
index 499d5cd..855e58e 100644
@@ -580,7 +580,9 @@ files in the active region if `dired-mark-region' is
(defalias 'virtual-dired 'dired-virtual)
(defun dired-virtual (dirname &optional switches)
- "Try to make the current buffer into a Dired buffer.
+ "Treat the current buffer as a Dired buffer showing directory DIRNAME.
+Interactively, prompt for DIRNAME.
This command is rarely useful, but may be convenient if you want
to peruse and move around in the output you got from \"ls
-lR\" (or something similar), without having access to the actual
@@ -588,8 +590,8 @@ file system.
Most Dired commands that don't consult the file system will work
as advertised, but commands that try to alter the file system
-will usually fail. (If the output is from the current system,
-most of those commands, too, will work fine.)
+will usually fail. (However, if the output is from the current
+system, most of those commands will work fine.)
If you have saved a Dired buffer in a file you can use \\[dired-virtual] to
resume it in a later session.
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