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Re: run-with-timer does not display message


From: Thorsten Jolitz
Subject: Re: run-with-timer does not display message
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:53:39 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Matthias Pfeifer <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi there,
>
> this may be a dump question but i could not find a good reason why it
> should not work as expected...
>
> I try to write a message to the messages buffer at some time in the future
> via run-with-timer
>
> (run-with-timer 5 nil '(lambda () (message "hello")))
>
> however messge buffer does not get the message. Hints welcome...

works for me using 

M-: (run-with-timer 5 nil '(lambda () (message "hello")))

,----
| [nil 21445 12740 521048 nil (lambda nil (message "hello")) nil nil
| 860000]
| 
| hello
`----

-- 
cheers,
Thorsten




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