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Re: Why do we need a number of different terminal modes in Emacs?


From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: Why do we need a number of different terminal modes in Emacs?
Date: Sun, 01 Feb 2015 22:16:40 +0000

Dan Espen <address@hidden> writes:
...
> ls -> dired
> make -> M-x compile
> grep -> M-x grep
>
> these commands offer advantages over a shell buffer.
> Years ago I used to use M-x shell, but I no longer find use for any of
> these  shell interfaces.

Yes.  I only use Emac's shell modes for programs that can't be dealt
with by a specific mode.  For 90% of cases I get away without using them
at all, when I need them I use M-x term.

BR,
Robert Thorpe



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