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Re: Tramp 2.0 -> 2.1 migration woes

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Tramp 2.0 -> 2.1 migration woes
Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2008 16:46:08 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> The example above couldn't be handled by Tramp, because it does not
>> support multi hops with an ftp method at the end. Tramp forwards all
>> ftp related actions to ange-ftp, which opens a *local* ftp client
>> subprocess.
> Couldn't it open a subprocess with start-file-process instead?

It could. But this would be a change in the ange-ftp interface, which
would need to be instructed *not* to open a local ftp client this
case. Until now, ange-ftp does not know of Tramp ...

I'll put it on the todo. Not at a prominent place, though.

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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