dired-rsync 0.4 released

Posted on Fri 01 June 2018 in geek • Tagged with dired, elisp, emacs, dired-rsync

I started hacking on this a while back but I've finally done the house-keeping tasks required to make it a proper grown up package.

dired-rsync is a simple command which you can use to trigger an rsync copy from within dired. This is especially useful when you want to copy …

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Many ways to skin a GNU

Posted on Tue 24 July 2012 in geek • Tagged with code, elisp, emacs

It's time for another examination of Emacs LISP and a selection of ways to solve the same problem. In this case it's the behaviour of the etags-select package. This handy function will present a selection table when it finds multiple definitions of the same tag. This is handy if your …

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Perils of bleeding edge

Posted on Wed 27 July 2011 in geek • Tagged with elisp, emacs

I've taken to running the latest emacs from a source tree install. It works well enough and additional modes I use have been liberally ${VC} fetched into my .emacs.d. However there are still a number of packages I'd like to use from Debian's emacs version agnostic site-lisp directories. I …

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Posted on Wed 13 April 2011 in geek • Tagged with code, elisp, emacs, examples

I've been using the rather spiffy Lusty Explorer for some time for my buffer and file finding. However it (I thought) had a rather annoying bug where I could never tab directly into some of the repositories I was hacking on. Eventually I figured out that the problem was down …

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Edit with Emacs v1.8

Posted on Thu 19 August 2010 in geek • Tagged with chrome, chromium, development, elisp, emacs, extension, javascript

After a relatively quiet period a number of patches have flowed my way so I thought it was worth pushing out a new version. Perhaps the most "important" feature is the edit box flashing and fading from yellow after being updated (like It's All Text). It wasn't that hard to …

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