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Re: executable-find in files.el

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: executable-find in files.el
Date: Thu, 12 May 2005 01:50:57 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> Fine, but as long as noone changes call-process to do something
> meaningful when requested to execute a file which is only available
> via a file-name-handler, I think we should stick to 1 because I
> think it's more important to match the behavior of call-process (as
> I wrote in the comment).
> But, really, this is all academic anyway since I don't know of anyone who
> has funny file-name-handled directories on her exec-path.

M-x eshell RET

Welcome to the Emacs shell

/tmp $ cd /fencepost.gnu.org:
/ssh:fencepost.gnu.org:/home/d/dak $ echo "\input story \bye" >junk.tex
/ssh:fencepost.gnu.org:/home/d/dak $ tex junk

/ssh:fencepost.gnu.org:/home/d/dak $ cat junk.log
This is TeX, Version 3.14159 (Web2C 7.4.5) (format=tex 2005.4.18)  11 MAY 2005 
(./junk.tex (/usr/share/texmf/tex/plain/base/story.tex [1]) )
Output written on junk.dvi (1 page, 668 bytes).
/ssh:fencepost.gnu.org:/home/d/dak $ 

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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