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Re: Short explanation for & in key ! of dired

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: Short explanation for & in key ! of dired
Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2008 15:59:17 +0900

address@hidden writes:
>> Another usual problem for newbies to how to execute multiple
>> commands asynchronously.  The trick is to rename the existing
>> buffer *Async Shell Command*, but this is unobvious.
> Many times I thought to myself I'd prepare a patch to let the async
> buffer be renamed when prefixing c-u, like shell buffers, but I've never
> gotten around to it.

I'd like C-u to just discard output, since 99% of the time, that's what
people really want these days.  Actually I'd like to make that default.


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