From: stardiviner <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Bastien <email@example.com> Cc: Org Mode <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: [QUESTION] Re: [PATCH] make org-attach-url download function as an option Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 17:05:34 +0800 [thread overview] Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> I got solution for async org-attach-url now. Use `make-thread` for async downloading is simple. Here is the code prototype, but it has a problem, seems `apply` part code does not really downloading file. I don't know why. Does anybody knows the reason? #+begin_src diff modified lisp/org-attach.el @@ -110,6 +110,12 @@ (defcustom org-attach-method 'cp (const :tag "Hard Link" ln) (const :tag "Symbol Link" lns))) +(defcustom org-attach-url-function 'url-copy-file + "The download file function to use in org-attach-url." + :type '(choice (const 'url-copy-file)) + :safe #'functionp + :group 'org-attach) + (defcustom org-attach-expert nil "Non-nil means do not show the splash buffer with the attach dispatcher." :group 'org-attach @@ -503,7 +509,12 @@ (defun org-attach-attach (file &optional visit-dir method) ((eq method 'cp) (copy-file file attach-file)) ((eq method 'ln) (add-name-to-file file attach-file)) ((eq method 'lns) (make-symbolic-link file attach-file)) - ((eq method 'url) (url-copy-file file attach-file))) + ((eq method 'url) (make-thread + (lambda () + ;; (url-copy-file file attach-file) + ;; FIXME This seems does not really download file. Don't know why. + (apply org-attach-url-function '(file attach-file))) + "org-attach-url downloading"))) (run-hook-with-args 'org-attach-after-change-hook attach-dir) (org-attach-tag) (cond ((eq org-attach-store-link-p 'attached) #+end_src Bastien <email@example.com> writes: > Hi, > > stardiviner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> I found when network is bad and slow, or the download file is big, the >> org-attach-url will suspend Emacs for a long time. User might have to cancel >> downloading, and start again later. > > Indeed, this might be annoying. At the same time, it is not > unreasonable to expect the user to know what size is the contents he > is willing to attach to an Org node. > >> I hope to make "org-attach-url" download file asynchronously. But function >> org-attach-attach hardcoded this function for 'url method. Here is a patch to >> make it into an option. > > (FWIW, I could not find the patch.) > > I think you are on the right track when trying to enhance the 'url > package. Maybe url-copy-file should be asynchronous and url could > provide url-copy-file-synchronously (to mimic the url-retrieve and > url-retrieve-synchronously pair)? > > Until Emacs has a function to copy a URL's contents asynchronously, > I'd rather not add this functionality in Org. -- [ stardiviner ] I try to make every word tell the meaning that I want to express. Blog: https://stardiviner.github.io/ IRC(freenode): stardiviner, Matrix: stardiviner GPG: F09F650D7D674819892591401B5DF1C95AE89AC3
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2020-07-15 9:06 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 7+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2020-04-29 13:49 stardiviner 2020-05-24 14:01 ` Bastien 2020-05-25 0:12 ` stardiviner 2020-07-15 9:05 ` stardiviner [this message] 2020-07-16 0:52 ` [QUESTION] " Ihor Radchenko 2020-07-16 22:54 ` stardiviner 2020-07-16 23:20 ` Ihor Radchenko
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