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Re: editing remote files with eshell

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: editing remote files with eshell
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2007 05:02:54 -0500
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David Kastrup wrote:
> "Andrew Yates" <address@hidden> writes:
>> I've been using emacs for a little while and decided yesterday to try
>> to use emacs with eshell as my primary terminal. I have most
>> everything working satisfactorily, but I still haven't found a good
>> way to edit files on remote hosts. I know that TRAMP can edit remote
>> files using SSH, but it isn't as transparent as I would like.
>> Is there any way that when I run "emacs filename" in a SSH session
>> using eshell,  the remote file can be opened in a new local buffer?
> What I do in eshell is just
> cd /hostname:directory RET
> and then either C-x C-f filename RET or, alternatively,
> find-file filename RET
> (yes, use find-file as a shell command).

Wow.  I didn't know about TRAMP, or that eshell could execute emacs
commands inline.  I just installed TRAMP, and that is amazing.

I'm going to figure out what all these intriguing-sounding emacs
packages really are


Matt Flaschen

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