Saturday, May 14, 2011

Emacs Batch Edit Example

Say the following function is in your .emacs file and lets you indent your C source code to your liking:

But you don't want to manually open each file into an Emacs buffer to execute this script. Emacs batch editing to the rescue:

The parameters load up my .emacs file as normal and runs the given eval. Apply a little command line magic and you should be able to exploit Emacs from the command line in a very efficient way.

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