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Re: What I'm missing when using M-x shell


From: rustom
Subject: Re: What I'm missing when using M-x shell
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 23:10:31 -0700 (PDT)
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On Sep 12, 9:20 pm, "Francis Moreau" <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I'm still trying to do all my jobs inside emacs but I'm missing a couple
> things.
>
> The first one is what I can't do anymore when working with a shell/terminal
> inside emacs.
>
>   1/ Most applications based on ncurse behave strangely when using
>       M-x term
>
>   2/ Although M-x shell has history reference completions, it doesn't complete
>       for '!#:<n>'. But '!!:<n>' works fine though.
>
>   3/ There's no readline "reverse-search-history" function (C-r) which does
>      an _incremental_  search;
>
>   4/ There's no readline "yank-last-arg" function which inserts the last
>       argument to the previous commands
>
>   5/ emacs doesn't expand shell variable when hitting <TAB>
>
> Am I missing something ?
>
> Thanks
> --
> Francis

shell's inadequacies in emacs are well known.
eshell often works better


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