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Re: Opening stdin or pipe

From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Opening stdin or pipe
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 09:03:28 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.090016 (Oort Gnus v0.16) Emacs/21.3.50 (Gregory J.) writes:

> I want to be able to pipe data into an Emacs buffer (a new one in a
> new Emacs session would be fine). Preferably, I'd use a normal shell
> pipeline something like this:
> whatever-command | emacs -

I think it's best to do it the other way round: from within Emacs,
start whatever-command and read its output.

You can start a process synchronously with call-process.  Or you can
start it asynchronously via start-process.

A preposition is not a good thing to end a sentence with.

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