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Re: Problem with `while-no-input'

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Problem with `while-no-input'
Date: Wed, 08 Mar 2006 10:00:17 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> > I tried this with Emacs compiled on 29.1.2006 for Windows....
>> It works fine on 
>> GNU Emacs (i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll 
>> bars) of 2006-03-08 on kfs-l.imdomain.dk
>> Maybe windoze doesn't have some form of async input processing, so 
>> maybe it cannot see if input arrives while it is running lisp code.

> MS Windows is event driven.  Maybe some input queue must be checked?

Presumably, under w32, the QUIT macro somehow checks for the C-g key.
So hopefully the same mechanism should work for other keys.


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