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Re: Two tramp questions

From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: Two tramp questions
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 11:23:26 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.0 (gnu/linux)

henry atting <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi,
> I use tramp to edit remote or root files. Although I've read
> tramp works well with ido-mode I don't understand it. If ido (or
> icicles) is enabled the moment I start typing '/ssh:...'  into
> the the minibuffer a tramp process is started and dies right
> away.

This is why I started using iswitchb mode instead.  The processes
wouldn't die, on the other hand they would be going and tie up the
entire Emacs session.  That was worse ;)  iswitchb-mode works really
well: it does not enforce completion in situations like this, only on
buffers.  I found the file-finding of icicles and ido-mode to just
slow me down.


Joel J. Adamson
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA  02114
(617) 643-1432
(303) 880-3109

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