The Modernization of Emacs

Joel J. Adamson jadamson at
Thu Jun 21 19:02:18 CEST 2007

David Kastrup <dak at> writes:

> 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?

I did not know that.  That will save me huge amounts of time.  You're
my hero.


Joel J. Adamson
Pediatric Psychopharmacology Research Unit
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA  02114
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