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Re: Generalize start-process with keyword args

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Generalize start-process with keyword args
Date: Thu, 19 Mar 2015 18:34:16 +0200

> From: Andy Moreton <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2015 22:04:26 +0000
> > I see a lot of complications with the semantics of this, and no easy
> > solutions, since the necessary tools are not available on Windows,
> > could be installed in any directory, and come with a set of
> > assumptions that don't necessarily play well with a native Emacs.
> I agree that this is awkward. What I envisaged was an (optional) alist
> of (REGEXP . (INTERPRETER INTERPRETER-ARGS)) pairs such that if
> start-process is onvoked for a PROGRAM that matches REGEXP, then use
> INTERPRETER as the PROGRAM argument to start-process, and prepend

But that means this alist will have to be updated for each new script
you want to handle, no?  How useful is that?

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