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Re: Reasons for Switching to Eshell


From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Reasons for Switching to Eshell
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 15:00:20 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> writes:

>  - Doing su or sudo su does not work like you expect. This works under
>    the normal shell (M-x shell). I am su:ing quite much (please, no
>    lectures about why this might be a bad idea) so for me this is
>    annoying.

Tramp 2.1 supports it. Try "cd /sudo::" in eshell.

Maybe you need Emacs 23 for this, I haven't tried with other versions.

> /Mathias

Best regards, Michael.




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