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Re: 2.0.26 released

From: Klaus-Georg Adams
Subject: Re: 2.0.26 released
Date: 02 Dec 2002 14:29:22 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.1

Michael Albinus <address@hidden> writes:

> Klaus-Georg Adams <address@hidden> writes:
> > Hi,
> Hi,
> > this is definitely cool and it works like a charm. It took some
> > fiddling with the filename syntax (no documentation yet...) but I got
> Oops. I wrote something under "External transfer methods" in the Info
> pages. Maybe you didn't generate the actual ones?

My oops. Apparently I don't have a new enough makeinfo. I found it in
the *.texi file now. Thanks.

> > it to run with this:
> > 
> > C-x f /smb:<DOMAIN>\<LOGIN>@<HOST>:/<SHARE> RET
> > 
> > where <DOMAIN>, <LOGIN>, <HOST> and <SHARE> are substituted with
> > sensible values... (this is on GNU emacs 21.1.1).
> That's indeed like a charm, because I haven't prepared it for _that_
> syntax :-)
> > I was just wondering if it would be possible to somehow preset
> > <DOMAIN> and <LOGIN> to default values to save some typing (apart from
> > using the environment)...
> Hmm. Different to all other Tramp methods, the default setting is
> anonymous access to SMB, which (unfortunately often) makes sense.
> > On a related note: is it possible to open a file with a literal $ sign
> > in the name? In an effort of good will emacs tries to substitute an
> > environment variable for the $ and fails miserably. The filename in
> > question is the c$ share on a windows host:
> > 
> > C-x f /smb:<DOMAIN>\<LOGIN>@<HOST>:/c$ RET
> Yes. You simply need to double the $, in order to handle file name
> expansion (the default way to mask $ in file names):
> C-x f /smb:<LOGIN>%<DOMAIN>@<HOST>:/c$$ RET

Ok. I found it in the tramp.texi now as well. Thanks again, this was
what was missing in tramp (for me at least)!

Regards, kga

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