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Re: mimencode error using tramp


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: mimencode error using tramp
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2009 10:10:20 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Will Parsons <address@hidden> writes:

> Using Emacs 22.1.1 on FreeBSD, I'm trying to edit remote files on a system
> running QNX4 using tramp, but I get the following error in the minibuffer:
>
>   Couldn't find exit status of `mimencode -b </dev/null'
>
> From the tramp buffer:
>
>   ( mimencode -b </dev/null 2>/dev/null; echo tramp_exit_status $? )
>   mimencode: not found
>   tramp_exit_status 1
>
> How can I turn off looking for mimencode so that I can get tramp to work?

See variable `tramp-coding-commands'. But Tramp shall check first, if a
given coding command is applicable on the remote host, so I don't
understand, why it is using mimencode.

Could you, please, send the traces?

Best regards, Michael.




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