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Re: Is there any shell or term mode that doesn't suck?


From: Jeff Horn
Subject: Re: Is there any shell or term mode that doesn't suck?
Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 14:20:51 -0500

On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 3:55 AM, Gary <address@hidden> wrote:
> I've tried eshell, shell. term, and ansi-term, but in some cases
> (*different* cases, depending on mode) display handling gets flaky -
> being able to move the cursor into the command prompt, being able to
> move around the buffer but be unable to scroll backwards, lots of output
> "confuses" the mode and it tries to display all new output on the last
> line, and so on.
>
> Basically, all I want is something that behaves the same way as the
> console before I start emacs, perhaps with the ability to kill/yank from
> other buffers. Does anything exist that will work for me, apart from
> C-z?

I like comint. I didn't know about it until I started using the
emacs-starter-kit. I think it works with many inferior processes
(python shell, for instance).

    http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/ComintMode

-- 
Jeffrey Horn
http://www.failuretorefrain.com/jeff/



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