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Re: under termianl emacs, how to start a process and make it believe it'


From: Shiyao Ma
Subject: Re: under termianl emacs, how to start a process and make it believe it's running inside a termial?
Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2016 13:46:24 +0800

one more thing,

`M-x ansi-term' does work. But again, how can I make `ranger' utllize the
my termianl (iterm2) instead of the one provided by emacs?

On 4 April 2016 at 13:40, Shiyao Ma <address@hidden> wrote:

> sorry for my first mail. It seems a little misleading.
>
>
> It's not to allocate a term-ish thing for ranger *from emacs*.
>
> Indeed, I'd like to run "ranger" as the foreground process, since I am
> already inside terminal.
>
>
>
> Btw, the M-x term thing failed, out put here:
> https://bpaste.net/show/c45a47b26cd8
>
> But it's not relevant here because the terminal should be my own terminal.
>
>
>
> regards.
>
> On 3 April 2016 at 22:08, Pascal J. Bourguignon <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>
>> Shiyao Ma <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > I am running emacs in a terminal.
>> >
>> > I want to invoke the ranger program, which is a tui file manager,
>> inside
>> > emacs.
>> >
>> > basically, I am translating the following file into elisp.
>> >
>> https://github.com/hut/ranger/blob/master/examples/vim_file_chooser.vim#L10
>> >
>> >
>> > The problem I am facing is, when I do a:
>> > (call-process "/usr/bin/ranger")
>> >
>> > ranger thinks it's not running inside terminal, and exited directly.
>> >
>> >
>> > So, my question is, how to make ranger believe it's actually inside a
>> > terminal?
>>
>> You can use term or terminal for that:
>>
>> M-x term RET /usr/bin/ranger RET
>>
>> or: (term "/usr/bin/ranger") ; in code.
>>
>>
>> --
>> __Pascal Bourguignon__                 http://www.informatimago.com/
>> “The factory of the future will have only two employees, a man and a
>> dog. The man will be there to feed the dog. The dog will be there to
>> keep the man from touching the equipment.” -- Carl Bass CEO Autodesk
>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> 吾輩は猫である。ホームーページはhttps://introo.me <http://introo.me>。
>



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