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Re: Short explanation for & in key ! of dired

From: Juri Linkov
Subject: Re: Short explanation for & in key ! of dired
Date: Sat, 28 Jun 2008 02:30:04 +0300
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> Lynbech Christian <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>>>> "joakim" == joakim  <address@hidden> writes:
>> joakim> Exactly my observation too. But sometimes you still need to see the
>> joakim> output when debugging, often post-mortem, so to speak.
>> i would like to add a "me too" here.
>> I am also not interested in output for GUI apps, *except* when something
>> goes wrong, then I often find that I wished for the output.
>> A possible middle ground would be to redirect output to a temporary
>> file. then it will not affect emacs and still be available for
>> debugging, should the need arise.
> One temporary non-saved buffer for all that does not accumulate more
> than a specified maximum (similar to *Messages*) should be fine, I
> think.

Everyone has different needs in different circumstances.  I often execute
long-running programs in background and want to see their output, but
don't care about output when running GUI apps.

Juri Linkov

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