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Re: Redirecting standard output

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Redirecting standard output
Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 12:55:04 -0400

> From: Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 21 Apr 2011 18:24:47 +0200
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> > It seems like the Windows version is already interruptible, see
> > w32proc.c:sys_wait (wait_for_termination calls `wait' on Windows, but
> > `wait' is a macro that resolves to sys_wait).  It calls a Windows API
> > that allows to specify a timeout, and we set that timeout to 1 sec.
> > So Emacs on Windows checks for QUIT roughly once a second.
> Or to be more consistent -- should the non-Windows version also be
> interruptible by default?

Maybe, I don't know.  There could be some dark corners wrt signals,
someone who knows more about that should tell.

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