Commit c3d82b69 authored by Kai Großjohann's avatar Kai Großjohann

Mention Tramp.

parent 2d97ff8c
2002-06-18 Kai Gro,b_(Bjohann <Kai.Grossjohann@CS.Uni-Dortmund.DE>
* NEWS: Mention Tramp.
2002-06-16 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@is.elta.co.il>
* TUTORIAL.fr: New version from ,AI(Bric Jacoboni <jaco@teaser.fr>.
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......@@ -811,6 +811,21 @@ Emacs build procedure and installed together with the Emacs User
Manual. A menu item was added to the menu bar that makes it easy
accessible (Help->More Manuals->Emacs Lisp Reference).
*** Tramp is now part of the distribution.
This package is similar to Ange-FTP: it allows you to edit remote
files. But whereas Ange-FTP uses FTP to access the remote host,
Tramp uses a shell connection. The shell connection is always used
for filename completion and directory listings and suchlike, but for
the actual file transfer, you can choose between the so-called
`inline' methods (which transfer the files through the shell
connection using base64 or uu encoding) and the `out-of-band' methods
(which invoke an external copying program such as `rcp' or `scp' or
`rsync' to do the copying).
Shell connections can be acquired via `rsh', `ssh', `telnet' and also
`su' and `sudo'.
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** Indentation of simple and extended loop forms has been added to the
cl-indent package. The new user options
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