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Re: Checking Process Status

From: CarlC
Subject: Re: Checking Process Status
Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2003 22:42:26 GMT

"David Kastrup" <> wrote in message
> Your code programmed a busy wait.  That's ugly, butt-ugly.  Instead
> just let your code be run when the process has finished.  Anyhow, if
> at all, you would need to compare to symbols 'run and 'exit, not
> strings.

Understood. My concern is that this routine is going to possibly open a new
buffer, and change point. I didn't want the user to wander around during the
compile and then have emacs zap him a new screen. I will take your advice
into consideration.

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