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Re: invoking process under emacs


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: invoking process under emacs
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2001 10:54:00 +0300

> From: "Manish Khettry" <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 14:31:45 -0700
> 
> When I try to run compile or grep under nt emacs I get the following error:
> Spawing child process: invalid argument.
> 
> With the flag debug-on-error set to true, this is the backtrace.
> 
> Signaling: (file-error "Spawning child process" "invalid argument")
>   start-process("grep" #<buffer *grep*> "/bin/bash" "-c" "grep -n -e foo
> x.java NUL")
>   start-process-shell-command("grep" #<buffer *grep*> "grep -n -e foo x.java
> NUL")
>   compile-internal("grep -n -e foo x.java NUL" "No more grep hits" "grep"
> nil (("^\\(\\([a-zA-Z]:\\)?[^:(  \n]+\\)[:(  ]+\\([0-9]+\\)[:)  ]" 1 3)))
>   grep("grep -n -e foo x.java")
>   call-interactively(grep)
>   execute-extended-command(nil)
>   call-interactively(execute-extended-command)
> 
> I'm using windows 2K.

Do you have a port of the Grep program installed?  It's not a standard
part of Windows, so you need to install it.



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