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Re: Reasons for Switching to Eshell


From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: Re: Reasons for Switching to Eshell
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 22:24:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Mathias Dahl <address@hidden> writes:

> Michael Albinus <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.
>
> But that only solve file editing problems, right?
>

That's work just like sudo or su if you use su.
If you do do cd /su:: you are connected as root and you can use the
shell as root.
And you have the completion. 
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