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[SOLVED] Re: [Feature Request] Hope Emacs can provide an async version o

From: stardiviner
Subject: [SOLVED] Re: [Feature Request] Hope Emacs can provide an async version of `url-copy-file'
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:40:14 +0800
User-agent: mu4e 1.5.5; emacs 28.0.50

Narendra Joshi <narendraj9@gmail.com> writes:

> stardiviner <numbchild@gmail.com> writes:
>> Because sometimes network is not good, so downloading might suspend Emacs 
>> for a
>> long time. So I'm trying to implement an async downloading of 
>> `org-attach-url'
>> in org-mode. But it require async version of `url-copy-file', write redundant
>> code is not useful. Also I'm not able to implement that. So I send email for
>> feature request here.
>> Thanks in advance.
> Would using threads work for your use case given that it's network
> I/O. For example, this downloads a large file without blocking Emacs:
> #+begin_src emacs-lisp
> (make-thread (lambda () (url-copy-file "https://speed.hetzner.de/100MB.bin"; 
> "/tmp/test.txt")))
> #+end_src
> Best,

Thanks Narendra, this indeed is an great simple solution.

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