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Re: compilation-scroll-output but for *Shell Command Output*


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: compilation-scroll-output but for *Shell Command Output*
Date: Wed, 23 May 2001 20:51:21 +0300

> From: Dan Jacobson <address@hidden>
> Newsgroups: gnu.emacs.bug
> Date: 23 May 2001 11:39:41 +0800
> 
> Sure we can (setq compilation-scroll-output t), but what about the
> *Shell Command Output* buffer of M-!?

Sorry, I don't understand the problem.  "M-x compile" runs the command
asynchronously, which is why there's a need to reposition point after
each chunk of the process output was read, especially if the user
wants an illusion of screen output scrolling away.  But "M-!" runs the
command synchronously, so the process output appears in its entirety,
and you need to go to the end only once.  Where's the problem?



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