[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Checking Process Status

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Checking Process Status
Date: 03 Feb 2003 16:04:45 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

"CarlC" <> writes:

> I am trying to make "compile" synchronous. I am defining a function that
> does a compile and looks at the *compilation* buffer. I need to wait until
> the compile is finished before looking at this buffer. I think that my
> problem is not knowing how to check the return of process-status. If I do
> (setq stat (process-status "compilation")) right after the compile, it gets
> set to a value "run". I don't know if this is a string or other type of
> value. These are a couple of things that I have tried:
> (while (equal (process-status "compilation") "run") (sleep-for .5))
> (while (process-status "compilation") (sleep-for .5))
> The first one fails the first time through, before the compile has finished.
> The second one never finishes until I C-g, even though (process-status
> "compilation") seems to return nil after the compilation finishes.
> Does anybody have an idea of what I need to do here?

Save the old value of the process' sentinel, enter your own function
there, and have that do its work as well as calling the saved

Look up the appropriate keywords in the Elisp manual.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]