From: Nick Dokos <email@example.com> To: Christian Egli <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: OT: taskjuggler question Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2012 12:13:00 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <12524.1328202780@alphaville> (raw) In-Reply-To: Message from Christian Egli <email@example.com> of "Thu, 02 Feb 2012 17:24:55 +0100." <firstname.lastname@example.org> Christian Egli <email@example.com> wrote: > Nick Dokos <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > > > But I have no TaskJugglerUI executable, which seems to be what the > > exporter tries to call for export-and-open (C-c C-e J): what am I > > missing? > > The TaskJugglerUI exists only if you have taskjuggler2.4 installed. The > exporter predates tj3 and naively assumes that there is a TaskJugglerUI > executable. It should really invoke a browser on the resulting HTML > report when you call export-and-open, at least when you are targeting > tj3. The worst part is that it doesn't even tell the user that something > failed, as it invokes the executable asynchronously using > start-process-shell-command (info: (elisp) Asynchronous Processes). That > way you can continue to work with emacs but emacs doesn't know what > happened to the subprocess. I'll have to do some more research on how to > start a process in the background and still check if it succeeded. > --8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8--- (setq p (start-process-shell-command "foo" nil "foo")) #<process foo> (process-status p) exit (process-exit-status p) 127 --8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8--- > Thanks > Christian > > Footnotes: >  the tricky bit here is of course to find the resulting HTML, as the > name of it is defined in a tj3 report definition. I'd rather refrain > from parsing these report definitions just to find the name of the HTML > file to open. > Yup - a pain. Maybe ask for an option to tj3: $ tj3 --silent --spit-out-name-of-html-file foo.tjp Plan.html or $ tj3 --silent --symlink-report-to foo.html foo.tjp and you can go after foo.html - but of course this assumes that you have symlinks. Nick
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2012-02-02 17:21 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 19+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2012-02-01 4:59 taskjuggler (tj3) export issues and proposals John Hendy 2012-02-01 14:09 ` Christian Egli 2012-02-01 14:18 ` Rainer M Krug 2012-02-01 15:20 ` John Hendy 2012-02-01 15:54 ` Christian Egli 2012-02-01 17:47 ` John Hendy 2012-02-02 7:10 ` Christian Egli 2012-02-02 15:49 ` John Hendy 2012-02-02 16:08 ` OT: taskjuggler question [was: Re: taskjuggler (tj3) export issues and proposals] Nick Dokos 2012-02-02 16:22 ` John Hendy 2012-02-02 16:24 ` OT: taskjuggler question Christian Egli 2012-02-02 17:13 ` Nick Dokos [this message] 2012-02-01 18:36 ` taskjuggler (tj3) export issues and proposals Rainer M Krug 2012-02-01 15:07 ` John Hendy 2012-02-02 8:23 ` Christian Egli 2012-05-07 4:26 ` Eric S Fraga 2012-05-08 8:16 ` Bastien 2012-05-08 9:14 ` Eric Fraga 2012-05-08 14:36 ` John Hendy
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