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Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] TeX-evince-sync-view

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [Bug-AUCTeX] TeX-evince-sync-view
Date: Thu, 05 Sep 2013 11:27:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Tassilo Horn <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>> AUCTeX first does
>>>>> (dbus-call-method
>>>>>   :session "org.gnome.evince.Daemon"
>>>>>   "/org/gnome/evince/Daemon"
>>>>>   "org.gnome.evince.Daemon"
>>>>>   "FindDocument"
>>>>>   "file:///home/horn/some.pdf"   ;; replace with some existing PDF
>>>>>   t) ;; C-x C-x here
>>>>> Does that work, i.e., open an evince window showing some.pdf?
>>>> This part works, much to my surprise. I pasted the above into the
>>>> scratch buffer, replaced by an existing PDF and ran M-x
>>>> eval-buffer. The PDF opened in a new evince window.
>>> Uh, that's strange.  That's exactly what TeX-evince-sync-view does.
>> Perhaps it is not allowed to do that.
> How is lisp code run with eval-buffer different from lisp code called by
> a function with respect to permissions?  I mean, how can the
>   (dbus-call-method ...)
> above work, but calling
>   (defun TeX-evince-sync-view ()
>     (dbus-call-method ...))
> doesn't.

Ok, maybe I did not read this through well enough.  Here is one respect
in which both may differ: they may be run from different directories.

David Kastrup

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