From: Eric Abrahamsen <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: org-open-file with xdg-open not working?
Date: Tue, 22 Apr 2014 22:40:14 +0800 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> (raw)
Nicolas Richard <email@example.com> writes:
> Eric Abrahamsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
prev parent 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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