[sf-perl] [poll] What Perl IDE do you use?

Quinn Weaver quinn at fairpath.com
Fri Apr 15 14:33:40 PDT 2011

On Fri, Apr 15, 2011 at 11:23 AM, yary <not.com at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Emacs has a solution to this problem called TRAMP, whereby you can
>> transparently edit files on remote servers as if they were on your
>> local disk. It works over ssh, scp, ftp, etc… it even does multi-hop
>> ssh. It's a bit tricky to configure, but once you get it working it
>> can be a lifesaver.
> The other nice things about tramp (which no doubt Quinn failed to
> mention because it is so easy to take for granted) is that when you
> use emacs' built-in grep and compile commands, it knows to run them on
> the remote machine.

Actually, I didn't know that. I never use either. I did know it works
with M-x shell, but I forgot to mention that. I just did a search, and
it turns out it also works with M-x perldb (the Emacs interface to the
Perl debugger, much nicer than the command-line one IMO). Good stuff.

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