Commit 22db5dd5 authored by Aidan Gauland's avatar Aidan Gauland

* eshell.texi (What Eshell is not): Clean up confusing clause.

parent e18b70fc
2014-01-03 Aidan Gauland <aidalgol@amuri.net>
* eshell.texi (What Eshell is not): Clean up confusing clause.
2014-01-03 Glenn Morris <rgm@gnu.org>
* efaq-w32.texi, reftex.texi: Use @insertcopying in non-TeX.
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......@@ -147,11 +147,11 @@ it's easier than it looks: @code{ls -lt **/*.doc(Lk+50aM+5)}.}
Eshell is @emph{not} a replacement for system shells such as
@command{bash} or @command{zsh}. Use Eshell when you want to move
text between Emacs and external processes; if you only want to pipe
output from one external process to another, to another, use a system
shell, because Emacs's IO system is buffer oriented, not stream
oriented, and is very inefficient at such tasks. If you want to write
shell scripts in Eshell, don't; either write an elisp library or use a
system shell.
output from one external process to another (and then another, and so
on), use a system shell, because Emacs's IO system is buffer oriented,
not stream oriented, and is very inefficient at such tasks. If you
want to write shell scripts in Eshell, don't; either write an elisp
library or use a system shell.
Some things Eshell just doesn't do well. It fills the niche between
IELM and your system shell, where the peculiar use-cases lie, and it
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