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[Emacs-bug-tracker] bug#6077: closed (23.1.96; start-process error)

From: GNU bug Tracking System
Subject: [Emacs-bug-tracker] bug#6077: closed (23.1.96; start-process error)
Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 08:23:01 +0000

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--- Begin Message --- Subject: 23.1.96; start-process error Date: Sun, 02 May 2010 10:51:32 +0100
When invoking browse-url in a buffer where the default directory no
longer exists which happens quite often if you have long-running emacs
session, the following error is generated and browse-url aborts the

Debugger entered--Lisp error: (file-error "Setting current directory" "no such 
file or directory" "/Users/leo/Desktop/untitled folder/")
  start-process("open http://paste.lisp.org/display/98663"; nil "open" 
  browse-url-default-macosx-browser("http://paste.lisp.org/display/98663"; nil)
  apply(browse-url-default-macosx-browser "http://paste.lisp.org/display/98663"; 
  rcirc-browse-url-at-mouse((mouse-2 (#<window 9505 on address@hidden> 19540 
(375 . 232) 1105613306 nil 19540 (46 . 15) nil (7 . 7) (8 . 15))))
  call-interactively(rcirc-browse-url-at-mouse nil nil)

I wonder if it makes sense to make start-process more robust in this
case. Thanks.


--- End Message ---
--- Begin Message --- Subject: Re: 23.1.96; start-process error Date: Fri, 04 Mar 2011 03:22:04 -0500 User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)
Version: 24.1

This crops up in a few places. I have a vague memory that there is some
problem with/opposition to a general fix. Installed a fix for

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