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Re: The event handling thread

From: John Wiegley
Subject: Re: The event handling thread
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2016 17:04:36 -0800
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>>>>> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> To see the above machinery in action, try this:

>   (defun infloop ()
>     (with-temp-buffer (while t (insert "foo"))))

>   (make-thread #'infloop "thread-loop")

> As soon as you start the looping thread, any keyboard input, like M-x or
> cursor motion commands, doesn't have any effect, until you type C-g (which
> causes the looping thread to exit), because the looping thread never yields.

Ah, this is the bit I was missing. It's clear to me now, thanks.

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