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Re: compile mode and sh ( ) &

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: compile mode and sh ( ) &
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2001 20:46:35 -0700 (MST)

    RMS> But I think that asynchronous processes may have the same
    RMS> characteristic.  It is clear that Emacs closes the pipe as soon as the
    RMS> first-level subprocess exits, and that would stop any further
    RMS> output from second-level subprocesses.  It may be that the second-level
    RMS> subprocesses are actually killed, though I have been unable to
    RMS> see where that happens.

    RMS> We could consider changing this, but what criterion would
    RMS> Emacs use for determining that the subprocess has finished?

    sounds technical.  good luck in finding the bug.

It is not a bug, but it is an possible opportunity for improvement.
Not a high priority one, thoug.  With so many out-and-out bugs being
reported, I can't spend time on this issue.  If someone proposes a
good approach, maybe it can get implemented.

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