Commit 0a41ca77 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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Document --script.

parent 454473ea
......@@ -195,11 +195,28 @@ shell scripts, makefiles, and so on. Normally the @samp{-l} option
or @samp{-f} option will be used as well, to invoke a Lisp program
to do the batch processing.
@samp{-batch} implies @samp{-q} (do not load an init file). It also
@samp{--batch} implies @samp{-q} (do not load an init file). It also
causes Emacs to exit after processing all the command options. In
addition, it disables auto-saving except in buffers for which it has
been explicitly requested.
@item --script @var{file}
@opindex --script
Run Emacs in batch mode, like @samp{--batch}, and then read and
execute the Lisp code in @var{file}.
The normal use of this option is in executable script files that run
Emacs. They can start with this text on the first line
@example
#!/usr/bin/emacs --script
@end example
@noindent
which will invoke Emacs with @samp{--script} and supply the name of
the script file as @var{file}. Emacs Lisp then treats @samp{#!} as a
comment delimiter.
@item -q
@opindex -q
@itemx --no-init-file
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