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Re: emacs idiom for sudo


From: address@hidden
Subject: Re: emacs idiom for sudo
Date: 22 May 2007 07:25:16 -0700
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On May 22, 10:29 am, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:
> You may be able to do something with emacsclient, but you woul dstill need an
> emacs running somewhere as the user you want th e code to run as.
>
> Probably more of a hassle than its worth - but that depends on your
> environment/needs I guess.

I often use emacsclient to edit files from the terminal. With files
that I have to edit as root I have to switch to emacs, start tramp,
find the file...
Is it possible to use emacsclient with sudo?

I tried 'sudo emacsclient file', but this didn't work.



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