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Re: QNX subprocess bug

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: QNX subprocess bug
Date: Sun, 26 Mar 2006 06:26:01 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 25 Mar 2006 19:22:02 -0500
> Cc: address@hidden
> It is not a short cut.  The reason the pid is represented as a Lisp
> integer is that (1) all the slots in a process object have to be Lisp
> objects, and (2) Emacs has no way to deal with integer values larger
> than a Lisp integer.
> It will not be easy to fix this problem.  Since QNX support is not a
> high priority for GNU, I think it is up to you to implement the fix.
> But since there is no obvious way to fix it, first you'd need to
> work out a way that would not cause too much problem in Emacs.

Maybe the easiest way to fix this is to use a Lisp float to record the

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