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Re: using new versions of emacs without stoping a session


From: Jean-Christophe Helary
Subject: Re: using new versions of emacs without stoping a session
Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 23:35:57 +0900

Thank you Stephan.

Jean-Christophe 

> On Apr 17, 2019, at 23:01, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
>> Is it possible to keep emacs running and update its code ?
>> For lisp code I guess that's not an issue, but for the c code ?
> 
> You can definitely edit Emacs's C code while it's running as well as
> compile this new code.  I do that all the time.
> But in order for Emacs to start using this new code, you're going to
> have to start a new process (but you don't have to stop the old
> process for that).
> 
> That's one of the main reasons why we generally prefer when the
> code is written in Elisp rather than in C,
> 
> 
>        Stefan
> 
> 

Jean-Christophe Helary
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