Commit 49545fe2 authored by Michael Albinus's avatar Michael Albinus
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* files.texi (Remote Files): Precise selection of default method.

Rewrite paragraph about disabling remote file names.
parent e9e6aee8
2008-10-22 Michael Albinus <michael.albinus@gmx.de>
* files.texi (Remote Files): Precise selection of default method.
Rewrite paragraph about disabling remote file names.
2008-10-22 Chong Yidong <cyd@stupidchicken.com>
* search.texi (Special Isearch): Document M-TAB is isearch.
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......@@ -3024,11 +3024,22 @@ FTP.
If the user name is @samp{ftp} or @samp{anonymous}, then Emacs uses
FTP.
@item
If the variable @code{tramp-default-method} is set to @samp{ftp},
then Emacs uses FTP.
@item
If @command{ssh-agent} is running, then Emacs uses @command{scp}.
@item
Otherwise, Emacs uses @command{ssh}.
@end enumerate
@cindex disabling remote files
@noindent
Remote file access through FTP is handled by the Ange-FTP package, which
You can entirely turn off the remote file name feature by setting the
variable @code{tramp-mode} to @code{nil}. You can turn off the
feature in individual cases by quoting the file name with @samp{/:}
(@pxref{Quoted File Names}).
Remote file access through FTP is handled by the Ange-FTP package, which
is documented in the following. Remote file access through the other
methods is handled by the Tramp package, which has its own manual.
@xref{Top, The Tramp Manual,, tramp, The Tramp Manual}.
......@@ -3082,15 +3093,6 @@ to make remote file names work, but the procedure is complex. You can
read the instructions by typing @kbd{M-x finder-commentary @key{RET}
ange-ftp @key{RET}}.
@vindex file-name-handler-alist
@cindex disabling remote files
You can entirely turn off the FTP file name feature by removing the
entries @code{ange-ftp-completion-hook-function} and
@code{ange-ftp-hook-function} from the variable
@code{file-name-handler-alist}. You can turn off the feature in
individual cases by quoting the file name with @samp{/:} (@pxref{Quoted
File Names}).
@node Quoted File Names
@section Quoted File Names
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