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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Accessing TeX-related documentation

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Accessing TeX-related documentation
Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 00:46:42 +0100
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2005-11-18) writes:
>> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Unrelated to MikTeX: Now I only need a way to access the return value
>>> and/or stdout of texdoc in order to inform the user about the outcome
>>> of the texdoc call.  AFAICS this is not possible with `call-process'.
>>> And `start-process' does not work (yet) with texdoc.
>> I am not completely sure about start-process.  Would it possibly work
>> as long as one refrains from calling delete-process in the process
>> sentinel?
> I haven't even used a sentinel yet.
> Anyway, it works, i.e. an xdvi window is displayed, if
> `process-connection-type' is bound to nil when `start-process' is
> being called:
> (let ((process-connection-type nil))
>   (start-process "texdoc-proc" (current-buffer) "texdoc" "float"))

Hmmm.  Makes one think about our viewer starting stuff.  We had the
problem that we could not figure out whether starting the viewer

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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