>>>> "Michael" == Michael Sperber
Michael> I've finally zipped through most of the outstanding
Michael> patches for Dired, applied them, did some work of my own,
Michael> and checked a new Dired into the packages CVS repo,
Michael> dubbed 7.10 AKA package version 1.10.
Michael> Please give it a try and let me know how it goes, whether
Michael> good or bad. Note that I need both success and failure
Michael> reports to make an actual package release. Please try
Michael> Dired on as many systems as you have access to, and use
Michael> it via EFS to remotely edit directories on as many
Michael> systems as possible. I'm especially interested in
Michael> Windows, as I don't test on that platform myself. Let me
Michael> know (via personal email) how it goes.
Michael> Dired 7.10 no longer provides its own diff-parsing mode
Michael> in diff.el but instead relies on Stefan Monnier's
Michael> diff-mode which is not in the XEmacs package tree yet. I
Michael> have finished a port of diff-mode and expect it to be
Michael> integrated within the next few days. Until then, you can
Michael> still use Dired, it's only the diff functionality which
Michael> won't work.
Michael> Since the absence of diff-mode also does affect
Michael> compilability, I've put a binary package at
I have finally installed the above.
It shows dired-version 7.10 after installation.
dired-diff works fine!
dired-do-shell-command works too, at long last!
This is looking good.
Michael> Steve (Youngs, that is): Under no circumstances release
Michael> the present code until I give the thumbs-up.
Michael> I apologize for taking so long with this. It's not as
Michael> easy as it looks. I appreciate your willingness to help
Michael> test Dired.
Michael> Cheers =8-} Mike
Michael> Friede, Völkerverständigung und überhaupt blabla