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From: Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net>
To: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: org-open-file with xdg-open not working?
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:40:14 +0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87tx9lsa0h.fsf@ericabrahamsen.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: 878uqx4hor.fsf@geodiff-mac3.ulb.ac.be

Nicolas Richard <theonewiththeevillook@yahoo.fr> writes:

> Eric Abrahamsen <eric@ericabrahamsen.net> writes:
>> Presumably that's because the gnus version (eventually
>> `mm-display-external') calls xdg-open with `call-process' and org does
>> it with `start-process-shell-command'. The first is synchronous, the
>> second asynchronous, and I do remember seeing something on one of these
>> lists about difficulties with xdg-open because the process returns
>> before the file actually opens, or *doesn't* return, or some similar
>> thing the details of which I'm forgetting.
>> Have other people run into this difficulty? How are you solving it?
> I remember having problems which I was able to solve by changing the
> value of process-connection-type to nil. Does that work for you ?

Brilliant, that did it! Very glad there was a semi-simple solution.


      reply	other threads:[~2014-04-22 14:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-04-22  9:30 org-open-file with xdg-open not working? Eric Abrahamsen
2014-04-22 13:10 ` Nick Dokos
2014-04-22 13:19   ` Eric Abrahamsen
2014-04-22 13:28 ` Nicolas Richard
2014-04-22 14:40   ` Eric Abrahamsen [this message]

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