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From: Tim Cross <theophilusx@gmail.com>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: reevaluating org-x11idle-exists-p with new org-clock-x11idle-program-name
Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 23:37:10 +1000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87r1hw5jkx.fsf@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87r1hw37g4.fsf@free.fr>


Julien Cubizolles <j.cubizolles@free.fr> writes:

> I'm using a custom python program to display x11 idle time. I've set
> org-clock-x11idle-program-name accordingly but org-x11idle-exists-p is
> still nil. I'm guessing it's defvar'ed in org-clock.el before
> org-clock-x11idle-program-name is set. Evaluating the defvar of
> org-x11idle-exists-p afterwards indeed sets it to t.
>
> I could do (setq org-x11idle-exists-p t) but there must be a better way
> to handle the definition of a new org-clock-x11idle-program-name.

How are you setting org-clock-x11idle-program-name? In your init file or
via custom? 

Looking at the code, I would expect that provided
org-clock-x11idle-program-name is set before you load org-clock.el, it
should 'just work'. I think your right in your assumption it is not set
before org-clock.el is loaded. The question is why is org-clock.el being
loaded before you have set the program name?

There are a few possible reasons, depending on whether your setting the
program name with a setq in your init file, setting it via custom and
whether you have altered when custom settings are loaded or where in
your init file you load org.

I would probably just put a (setq org-clock-x11idele-program-name ...)
early in your init file to ensure it is set before org is loaded and all
should then work. 


--
Tim Cross


  reply	other threads:[~2021-05-24 13:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-05-24  7:40 Julien Cubizolles
2021-05-24 13:37 ` Tim Cross [this message]
2021-05-25  8:37   ` Julien Cubizolles
2021-05-26 13:47     ` Julien Cubizolles

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