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el — program to make a tuned shell-command for Oneliner


el [-acdfhioxV] [--command cmd] [--args n] [--format fmt] [--execute] [--inpipe buf]
[--outpipe buf] [--serial] [--help] [--version] [--debug]


This manual page documents briefly the el command.

This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the original program does
not have a manual page. Instead, it has documentation in the GNU Info format; see

el is a program that You can make a tuned shell-command for Oneliner with. This command
can send S-exp to Emacs, and this can make Emacs evaluate it, too. In other words, you
can execute Emacs's function from shell-commands. And you can make Emacs work in closer
cooperation with your favorite shell-commands.


These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with
two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below. For a complete description,
see the Info files.

-c cmd --command cmd
cmd means a function of Elisp. Command line arguments and data from stdin means
arguments of cmd. If you specify the only -c switch, el output one S-exp by one
line of stdin.

--a n --args n
Specifies the maximum number of arguments of a Elisp function with -c switch.

-f fmt --format fmt
Allows you to use format string of printf for making a S-exp.

-x --execute
Requests to Oneliner to evaluate the S-exp to use *Oneliner auto-eval* buffer.

-i buf --inpipe buf
Gets input from pipe-buffer. You can specify a number of pipe-buffer, too.

-o buf --outpipe buf
Puts output to pipe-buffer. You can specify a number of pipe-buffer, too.

-s --serial
Makes el to serialize multiple lines to one line.

-h --help
Display help message.

-V --version
Display version identifiers.

-d --debug
Enable debugging state.

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