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Re: How to get a read-only prompt in emacs shell


From: Marco Baringer
Subject: Re: How to get a read-only prompt in emacs shell
Date: 14 Jun 2002 09:32:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1.30

vnsingh <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> 
> I extensively invoke a Unix shell within emacs to execute any Unix commands
> or run a script.
> But I notice when I press backspace the prompt also gets edited or if enter
> C-a which I expect 
> to get to beginning of cmd, it goes to beginning of prompt.
> Is there any way emacs can know the prompt is read-only and that it is a
> prompt.
> That is, can it behave like a shell where the prompt is a prompt and not
> just some text.
> 

eshell.

on emacs 21 M-x eshell, on earlier emacsen you'll have to get the
elisp files from somewhere.

-- 
-Marco
Ring the bells that still can ring.
Forget the perfect offering.
There's a crack in everything.
It's how the light gets in.
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