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Re: master 70964b9: Mention `exec-path' in some process related doc stri
Re: master 70964b9: Mention `exec-path' in some process related doc strings
Sat, 22 Aug 2020 18:18:22 +0200
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com> writes:
>> From: Michael Albinus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 17:59:13 +0200
>> Cc: Gregory Heytings <email@example.com>, Lars Ingebrigtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> > --- a/src/process.c
>> > +++ b/src/process.c
>> > :command COMMAND -- COMMAND is a list starting with the program file
>> > -name, followed by strings to give to the program as arguments.
>> > +name, followed by strings to give to the program as arguments. If the
>> > +program file name is not an absolute file name, `make-process' will
>> > +look for the program file name in `exec-path' (which is a list of
>> > +directories).
>> This is not true in the remote case (default-directory is remote, and
>> :file-handler is non-nil). The program is not looked for; everything in
>> the :command list is used literally.
>> I don't know whether it is worth to explain this subtle difference,
> Perhaps we could explain that in the ELisp manual.
`exec-path' is discussed in the Elisp manual, node "(elisp) Subprocess
It seems to be sufficient.
Best regards, Michael.