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Re: [h-e-w] Multiple versions of Emacs under Windows; How to specify whi

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Multiple versions of Emacs under Windows; How to specify which Emacs should run when file is double-clicked?
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2011 00:59:55 +0100

On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 12:55 AM, Troy Daniels
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 9, 2011 at 8:50 PM, Lennart Borgman <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> 2011/1/10 Jason Rumney <address@hidden>:
>> > On 10/01/2011 05:43, Lennart Borgman wrote:
>> >
>> >
>> > Which programs are these? I am not aware of any programs that have a
>> > problem if the external editor which they launch does not terminate
>> > until the user is finished editing. I do know that not waiting causes
>> > problems for many programs which use termination of the editor they
>> > spawned to mean the file they requested to be edited is ready.
>> Hm, forgotten at the moment. I think I have seen this in either "it's
>> all text" for firefox or the corresponding support for google chrome.
>> Or was it the downloaded page (C-j) in google chrome that did not
>> permit adding a parameter. I think at leas the last one.
> Command line versions of tools like CVS and SVN usually expect that the file
> is done being editted when the editor command returns.
> If you need to not wait and cannot set parameters, it is fairly simple to
> still pass the flag.  Just create a .bat file with the contents
> emacsclientw --no-wait %1
> and use the batch file as the editor command.
> Troy

That leaves a cmd.exe window hanging around until you have finished
editing. So it is not something I like

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