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Re: [AUCTeX] showing xdvi messages

From: Werner LEMBERG
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX] showing xdvi messages
Date: Wed, 28 Dec 2005 06:45:44 +0100 (CET)

> I tried to debug why `start-process' (i.e. `TeX-run-silent') fails
> when `process-connection-type' is nil, xdvi is started with source
> specials enabled and has to create fonts.  During debugging a PK
> file was actually created and an xdvi window showed up as soon as
> `vfork' was called in `create_process'.  But this window died as
> soon as I tried to access the page before the first page or after
> the last page.  That means after the window was displayed I hit SPC
> until the last page was displayed and upon typing SPC again the
> window disappeared.  Normally xdvi would beep in that case.  And if
> xdvi is started via `TeX-run-shell' it prints stuff like "xdvi:
> First page of DVI file" (probably to stdout).  Maybe xdvi aborts
> because it cannot write to stdout?

I have no idea :-)  What do you think about contacting the emacs-devel
list?  They can probably help...


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