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Re: call-process blocks the active thread

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: call-process blocks the active thread
Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 03:45:49 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> As it turns out, ‘call-process’ hangs all of Emacs while the external
>> program is run.
> No, it hangs the calling thread, and the other threads wait for the
> calling thread to yield.  To avoid that, use start-process instead.
> This is not a bug.

I think we shouldn't consider this as a bug report but as
a feature request.


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