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Re: Remote asynchronous processes

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Remote asynchronous processes
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2020 17:30:31 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Stefan,

>> However, we will loose features of remote asynchronous processes. At
>> least (and not comprehensive), processes started via make-process
>> - are not checked for passwords or other interactive dialogues
>> - do not not support multi-hops anymore
>> - cannot be killed via interrupt-process (??? I'm not sure)
>> - do not tell the remote tty
>> - ...
> How 'bout a user-config setting?
> At least the first two's importance depend on the user's situation or
> usage pattern.

It's not so simple to decide for a user. I fear myriads of bug reports
towards Tramp, if make-process behaves differently depending on user config.

Experience shows, that there aren't so many people who respond to Tramp
bug reports.

> I can't judge on the rest: the 3rd is unsure and I don't understand the 4th.

The 4th problem means, that process-tty-name cannot return proper
information anymore for that kind of remote processes.

>         Stefan

Best regards, Michael.

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