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Re: AW: AW: Can't interrupt directory_files_internal runfromtimer-event-
Richard M. Stallman
Re: AW: AW: Can't interrupt directory_files_internal runfromtimer-event-handler
Thu, 11 Aug 2005 16:41:17 -0400
>The best way to do this and make sure it is stealthy is by running a
>subprocess. The subprocess can run in parallel with Emacs.
Hmm, i'm not sure if this is the best way?!
If the primitives you need to do the job in Emacs LIsp can be slow, I
see no other way to do the job except to avoid using those primitives.
Some day maybe that Emacs will have multi-threading, but that
won't be soon.