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Re: emacs idiom for sudo

From: Matthew Flaschen
Subject: Re: emacs idiom for sudo
Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 22:38:00 -0400
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Eric Hanchrow wrote:
>     Is there a more convenient way for doing 'root-things' than
>     -- get out of emacs (maybe suspend)
>     -- start a shell
>     -- sudo editor (usually vi) OR su ... password... editor
> Indeed there is -- use "tramp", by doing, e.g.,
>         C-x C-f /sudo::/etc/passwd RET

Thanks!  A little hackish, but it works.

Matt Flaschen

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