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From: Eric Schulte <eric.schulte@gmx.com>
To: Erik Garrison <erik.garrison@gmail.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: babel, executing code in background process
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:55:42 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87booh1c7l.fsf@gmx.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CALykB6m=vU3LeG9OK4POLP0LdiB_u0+gsEak7TcudXi0CK_psg@mail.gmail.com> (Erik Garrison's message of "Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:28:13 -0500")

Hi Erik,

Currently there is not (to my knowledge) any support for asynchronous
code block evaluation.  The one possible exception could be ob-screen
which I mention only because I don't really know anything about it.

This would certainly be a worthwhile feature to add to Org-mode code
blocks, however a good implementation (easy to use, robust and
cross-language) will be non-trivial to implement.


Erik Garrison <erik.garrison@gmail.com> writes:

> Hi,
> I'm just starting to use org-mode and babel to structure exploratory data
> analysis which I do for my work.
> One issue that I've run into is that many of the queries I have to issue
> will take a very long time to complete.
> Is there any method I could use to execute them in a background process?
> Thanks,
> Erik

Eric Schulte

  reply	other threads:[~2012-02-29 22:56 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-02-29 20:28 babel, executing code in background process Erik Garrison
2012-02-29 22:55 ` Eric Schulte [this message]
2012-03-01  2:43   ` Erik Garrison
2012-03-02  5:09     ` Eric Schulte
2012-03-05  9:33       ` Yu

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