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Re: HELP! breaking an infinite loop in M-|


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: HELP! breaking an infinite loop in M-|
Date: Fri, 07 Nov 2003 15:48:04 GMT

In article <address@hidden>,
Dan Anderson  <address@hidden> wrote:
>I sent some perl code to M-| that, unfortunately, seems to be in an
>infinite loop.  Emacs isn't responding.  How can I get it to break the
>loop?  

Control-g is almost always the way to abort or interrupt things in Emacs.
When you're running a shell command, the first time you press it it will
say "Waiting for process to die...(type C-g again to kill it instantly)".
Press it again and you should be back.

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