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


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: under termianl emacs, how to start a process and make it believe it's running inside a termial?
Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2016 11:00:29 -0400
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Shiyao Ma <address@hidden> wrote:

> 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?

Maybe:

M-! /usr/bin/ranger </dev/tty >&/dev/tty

> 
> 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/
> >> メ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.モ -- 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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