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bug#14142: 24.3.50; documentation bug in TRAMP

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: bug#14142: 24.3.50; documentation bug in TRAMP
Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2013 09:44:44 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden writes:

> There is a possible documentation bug in TRAMP.
> The TRAMP docs say:
> ,----
> |    Opening `/sudo:randomhost.your.domain:' would connect first
> | `randomhost.your.domain' via `ssh' under your account name, and perform
> | `sudo -u root' on that host afterwards.  It is important to know that
> | the given method is applied on the host which has been reached so far.
> | `sudo -u root', applied on your local host, wouldn't be useful here.
> `----
> But when I try it I get:
> byte-code: Host `demo.verona.se' looks like a remote host, `sudo' can only 
> use the local host

Probably you didn't configure `tramp-default-proxies-alist'.

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