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Re: How to open a file in sh-mode

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: How to open a file in sh-mode
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 2008 13:20:38 +0200
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Francis Moreau wrote:
yes that would be possible, but I fail to understand why I can't start
emacs in a specific
mode from the command line.

IOW why can't I simply do ?

     $ emacs -f sh-mode FOO

Because you are doing it in the wrong order. sh-mode will apply to the current buffer. Try

  $emacs FOO -f sh-mode

But ... - do you really want to do this? It means you are using a new eamcs instance for every file.

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