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Re: Load other program from emacs


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: Load other program from emacs
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 15:57:45 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Li Chen  <address@hidden> wrote:
>Is there any method which can load other programs within emacs and
>return the control to emacs immediately instead leave emacs waiting
>until that program was ended?
>
>I can invoke a program within emacs using shell command and shell buffer,
>however, both of them lock the emacs and wait for the end of invoked
>program.

If you end the command line with "&", the command will be run in the
background and control will return immediately, just as in an ordinary
shell.

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Level(3), Woburn, MA
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