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Re: launching a perl script


From: PJ Weisberg
Subject: Re: launching a perl script
Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 07:46:50 -0700

Emacs isn't so much "frozen" as it is "waiting for the perl script to finish".  If you just want to run the script in the background, put a " &" at the end of the command string.

On Wednesday, September 21, 2011, Mart Zirnask <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
>
> Probably an issue not very complicated: when I try to launch an
> external Perl script ("tags#.pl") from Emacs, providing it with the
> current buffer name, the editor freezes.
>
> I'm on Windows and here's what I have in my .emacs:
>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
> ;; Perl tagcloud
> (global-set-key (kbd "<f2>")
>                      (lambda ()
>                        (interactive)
>                        (shell-command (concat "perl
> ~/.emacs.d/tags#.pl " buffer-file-name))))
> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> I'm not a programmer and I started using Emacs for text editing only
> recently. What's wrong?
>
> Thanks for any help,
> best,
> Mart Zirnask,
> from Estonia
>
>

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-PJ

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