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Re: browse-url


From: Hugh Lawson
Subject: Re: browse-url
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2005 14:47:02 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

Christian Lynbech <address@hidden> writes:

> >>>>> "Joe" == Joe Corneli <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> Joe> Well, I don't know what's different out our environments, but for me,
> Joe> evaluating
> 
> Joe> (progn (call-process "firefox" nil 0 nil "http://www.gnu.org";)
> Joe>        (call-process "firefox" nil 0 nil "http://www.google.com";))
> 
> Joe> gives me one firefox window browsing gnu.org, and one of those idiot
> Joe> boxes that I hate telling me to choose a new user (i.e. if no firefox
> Joe> window is open; if a window is open, 2 X idiot box).
> 
> It appears that Hugh Lawson is running Debian and here /usr/bin/firefox points
> to a ~400 line script that presumably examines the current situation and does
> the right thing. Possibly, when you call "firefox" you get directly to the
> application executable which only works as desired the first time.


I'm running Debian sarge, but Joe's elisp function works fine on my
system.

-- 
Hugh Lawson
address@hidden


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