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bug#28905:; TeX-documentation-texdoc blocks

From: Mosè Giordano
Subject: bug#28905:; TeX-documentation-texdoc blocks
Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 04:10:33 +0200

Dear Fran,

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2017-10-20 1:10 GMT+02:00 Fran Burstall (Gmail) <address@hidden>:
> Hi Mosè,
> Yes, I get the same behaviour as you in the terminal: the prompt reappears
> almost at once and evince fires.
> However, in the scratch buffer of my emacs, evaluating
> (shell-command-to-string "texdoc --view amsmath")
> blocks emacs (I even get an OS rotating busy timer for a pointer until the
> evince window is closed) while evaluating
> (call-process "texdoc" nil 0 nil "--view" "amsmath")
> gives me a non-blocked emacs while the evince window is open.
> Any ideas?

Not really.  Anyone else has a clue of what may be going on here?


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