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bug#25234: 25.1; call-process vs. start-process and xdg-open


From: Justin Burkett
Subject: bug#25234: 25.1; call-process vs. start-process and xdg-open
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 16:58:39 +0000

Thank you for the link. That seems to be exactly the issue, so you can close this (or I'll do it when I figure out how).
On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 3:28 PM Glenn Morris <address@hidden> wrote:

The issue (I assume) is that xdg-open creates its new process (evince,
whatever) by forking. Then the original xdg-open process exits, which as
far as Emacs knows means it is done.

See eg https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=652262

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