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From: Erik Garrison <erik.garrison@gmail.com>
To: Eric Schulte <eric.schulte@gmx.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: babel, executing code in background process
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:43:44 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CALykB6nikb1hQ6py62a=-YLULuH=iBRPqnOkQ=t7MWFqZO-DzA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87booh1c7l.fsf@gmx.com>

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Hi Eric,

Thanks for the background.  It looks like ob-screen may be very limited in
that it doesn't

It seems to me that a decent method would behave similarly to the way to
"M-x compile" works--- another buffer opens in which the compilation
progresses.  Is there any reason why this might not be applicable to the
way babel works?


On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Eric Schulte <eric.schulte@gmx.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Best,
> 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
> http://cs.unm.edu/~eschulte/

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  reply	other threads:[~2012-03-01  2:43 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
2012-03-01  2:43   ` Erik Garrison [this message]
2012-03-02  5:09     ` Eric Schulte
2012-03-05  9:33       ` Yu

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