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Re: Integrate Tramp

From: Robert J. Chassell
Subject: Re: Integrate Tramp
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2002 15:20:52 +0000 (UTC)

   Actually, the full tramp format seems to be


   I think using / to separate the method is a really bad idea, ...

Don't forget multi-hops!

Sometimes the full tramp format uses a colon instead of / to separate
the method.      Info File: tramp, Node: Multi-hop filename syntax
gives this example:


You go on to suggest:

   If we adapt the idea of using the same notation as ange-ftp, i.e.
   you could add the method as
   if you really need to specify the method (using a list of host,method
   mapping and auto-detection would be much better).

Yes.  This is better.
How about the following for the entirely-manual multi-hop syntax?


Although I not not like putting a / between [multi] and [rsh] ,  I
am even more against these two alternatives:


which suggests to me that the `multi' arg applies only to the first hop


which looks ugly and also makes the `multi' arg appear to apply only
to the first hop.

The semi-autodedected form could be;


(I am against a  /multi/  form since I can easily imagine a file name of
that sort on my local machine.)

The fully autodedected form should be:


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