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Re: tramp-aware eshell-exec-visual

From: Florian Margaine
Subject: Re: tramp-aware eshell-exec-visual
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 09:54:42 +0200

Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi Florian,

Hi Michael,
>> I made some small changes to make eshell-exec-visual tramp-aware, at
>> least for the ssh method.
>> I was wondering if you would be interested in having this upstream. I
>> can send a proper patch if needed, but I first wanted to know if it was
>> worth doing so.
> It would be a welcome extension, for sure! See for example bug#36748.


>> The function is here:
>> https://gist.github.com/ralt/56cac3dbfb9cdb6e36648b5edee2c5ee
> Well, I believe the approach does not fly.

Hehe, I kind of expected my naive function to not be suitable for
upstream :)

> You shall not use Tramp internal functions. A better approach would be
> to make term.el supporting remote hosts (for example, using
> start-file-process instead of start-process). Would you like to work
> on this?

I'll try to, but honestly no promise; I scratched my own itch already...

> Note, that for non-trivial contributions to Emacs you would need to
> assign the copyright to the Free Software Foundation. Would you be
> willing to do that?

That shouldn't be an issue.


PS: thanks for the quick and welcoming answer to my email!

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