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Re: [O] bug#14605: Problem with export an .org file to .pdf does not ope

From: Carsten Dominik
Subject: Re: [O] bug#14605: Problem with export an .org file to .pdf does not open pdf file
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 2013 09:52:26 +0200

On Sep 2, 2013, at 10:54 PM, Carsten Dominik <address@hidden> wrote:

> On 2.9.2013, at 18:54, Achim Gratz <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Carsten Dominik writes:
>>> OK, we now use xdg-open when available on a Linux system.
>> The availability of xdg-open has nothing to do with whether or not you
>> are running Emacs on a Linux system.  Indeed, even on a system where it
>> is available, it won't do anything useful if you're running from a
>> console.  While I think it's a good default for someone using a desktop
>> that conforms to XDG standards, there should be a check if in fact Emacs
>> is running on such a desktop.
> Hi Achim,
> thanks for this input.  THis makes it more complicated.  Do you know how I 
> would test this?  I do know about the variable window-system, but that will 
> also return nil when Emacs is running in an xterm, even though xdg-open would 
> be working in this case.

On the other hand, I guess mailcap would suffer from the same problems with 
console and other non-desktop terminals?

Maybe I should revert the revert and see what happens.

- Carsten

> Since we are close to a release, maybe I should revert the commit for now and 
> solve this with more time.
> - Carsten
>> Regards,
>> Achim.
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