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Re: Loading local .emacs from remote machine

From: Mac
Subject: Re: Loading local .emacs from remote machine
Date: Thu, 06 Feb 2003 07:44:35 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.090007 (Oort Gnus v0.07) Emacs/21.2 (i386-unknown-freebsd4.5)

En dag, närmare bestämt 2003-02-04, plitade Kai Großjohann ner:

> writes:
>> I'm using X via ssh to open emacs on a remote machine but which
>> pops open a frame on my local box.  This is extremely cool, but how
>> can I have it load my local ".emacs" file when it does?
> Try M-x load-file RET /user@host:/path/to/.emacs RET.  This logs
> into host via ftp.  Then there is Tramp which allows you to use ssh
> instead of ftp.  (Warning: I started Tramp.)
> I think what I would do is to set up a CVS repository and put my dot
> files in there, then write a Makefile that sets up symlinks from
> $HOME to the locations in the CVS repository. 

Could anyone elaborate on which files the Makefile actually would
create links to.

I don't get it, but I really like the described end result. 

> (That's actually what I did.)  Then it becomes easy to access your
> dot files from anywhere, and also the modifications will propagate
> if you check in on your main machine and regularly update on the
> clients (or client's).


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