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]
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 below.
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.
Requests to Oneliner to evaluate the S-exp to use *Oneliner
-i buf --inpipe buf
Gets input from pipe-buffer. You can specify a number of
-o buf --outpipe buf
Puts output to pipe-buffer. You can specify a number of pipe-
Makes el to serialize multiple lines to one line.
Display help message.
Display version identifiers.
Enable debugging state.
The programs are documented fully by Oneliner(Shell-mode hooks for
Oneliners) available via the Info system.
This manual page was written by OHURA Makoto <firstname.lastname@example.org> for the
Debian system (but may be used by others). Permission is granted to
copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU
General Public License, Version 2 any later version published by the
Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.