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Re: Emacs help from terminal

From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Emacs help from terminal
Date: Thu, 16 Jun 2022 09:09:38 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jean Louis wrote:

> When process is suspended, it is paused. Emacs does nothing
> in background, it has stopped. Its execution has stopped.
> If there are processes in Emacs they have been paused.

But I don't see why one would want to do that. It's not how
anything works these days, or for quite some time actually ...

> This is totally different to invoking a program from within
> Emacs or from shell within Emacs. I also do not see how
> suspending process is related to invoking shell in Emacs.

But no one is really doing that manually _at all_ anymore is
what I'm saying.

> You maybe think that the only use of suspending Emacs is to
> run some other command in shell. Certainly one can do that.
> But suspending stops the Emacs process, it does not let it
> run. There may be quite different reasons for stopping
> a process.


> And one may have multiple Emacs processes stopped or
> resumed, and running in the shell in the same
> time [...]


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