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Re: Feature request: new function start-remote-process

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Feature request: new function start-remote-process
Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 22:00:35 +0200
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     > start-remote-process shall behave similar: if
>     > default-directory points to a remote host, the corresponding
>     > program shall be executed there.
>     Looks like nobody objects. I'll install it next days in the trunk,
>     unless there is a veto.
> But...how is it possible to do run a program on a remote host?
> In general, there is no way, right?

Uh, the whole point of tramp is that it communicates using a shell

And actually, even when the current directory is set using ange-ftp,
execution of shell commands tries to go through rsh IIRC, of course
mostly failing nowadays.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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