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Re: local execution of commands on remote files

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: local execution of commands on remote files
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 09:52:00 +0100
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Adrian Lanz <address@hidden> writes:

> My question: is there some tramp built-in functionality to "execute"
> remote files on the local machine? After step 2 (tramp and dired have
> brought up the remote directry listing) I would like to do something
> like dired-do-shell-command (pressing "!"), which in this context
> would mean: download the remote file to some (configurable) temporary
> place on the local file system and then use the local application I
> provide in the mini-buffer on that temporary file. What is sent back
> to the remote system after the local command has been run would be
> configurable. After latex'ing a remote file on the local machine, I
> probably would like tramp to save the dvi file on the remote system;
> after xpdf'ing a remote file on the local machine, nothing at all
> would have to be sent back to the remote machine.

No, it isn't implemented (yet). But it is at least on my private TODO
list. I even would like to have the opportunity to execute commands on
the remote host, which is a little bit different to your scenario. By
this, commands like find-grep-dired could be extended to work on
remote hosts, too.

> Thanks for your answers, Adrian.

Best regards, Michael.

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