I published a paper a while ago, but I’ve been pretty busy so hadn’t gotten around to figuring out the rules about posting it online. Anyway it looks like I’m allowed to host it on my personal website, so here it is!
Sometimes the way emacs utterly ignores standard unix conventions can be pretty annoying. In particular the fact that, unlike almost every other standard unix tool, you can’t give it
- instead of a filename and have it read from stdin has always annoyed me (yes, I know emacs came from lisp machines not unix, but it’s been used on unix machines since before I was born). So today I’ve final sat down and figured out how to hack around this limitation.
Update 2016-07-23: Updated the format of the udev rules for recent Linux distributions (in Ubuntu since at least 16.04, possibly earlier), thanks to an anonymous reader for the tip!
compile command. The setup required is not especially complex but could be mildly tricky to figure out for people new to emacs.
Edit: I’ve created a small emacs package based on this post.
urxvt is a lightweight, platform independent unicode-compatible terminal emulator. This is probably the least interesting of the various tools I’ve set up for programming so I thought I’d do it first.