The Modernization of Emacs
notbob at nothome.com
Thu Jun 21 16:58:16 CEST 2007
On 2007-06-21, David Kastrup <dak at gnu.org> wrote:
> You know you can use something like
> C-x C-f /su::/etc/fstab RET
> (or /sudo::/etc/fstab) in order to edit files as root in a normal
> Emacs session?
As I understand it, this will only work for ver 22 and later or if
you have tramp(?) installed. I have 2.3.1 (no tramp) and all I get is:
ftp> open su
ftp: su: Unknown host
I'm looking at upgrading to 22 for a couple other features, too.
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