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Re: typo in tramp manual


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: typo in tramp manual
Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2017 10:29:57 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

allan gottlieb <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Alan,

>     5.1 TRAMP file name conventions
>     ===============================
>
>        To log in to the remote host as a specific user, you use the
>     syntax ‘/address@hidden:path/to.file’.  That means that connecting to
>     ‘melancholia’ as ‘daniel’ and editing ‘.emacs’ in your home
>     directory you would specify ‘/address@hidden:.emacs’.
>
> I believe the example given would edit '.emacs/ in DANIEL's home
> directory.

Why do you believe this? Usually, nobody owns a directory ".emacs/". But
it is common for a file ".emacs" to exist in a home directory.

> I also think "path/to.file" is less commonly used in the docs than
> path/to/file.

Indeed. I've changed it.

> allan

Best regards, Michael.



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