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Re: Starting a subprocess in stopped state

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Starting a subprocess in stopped state
Date: Fri, 05 May 2017 10:29:52 +0300

> Date: Tue, 02 May 2017 22:04:27 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>
> My reading of process.c seems to indicate that the :stop attribute of
> make-process only has effect on network or serial or pipe process
> types; a process running a program cannot use that attribute, and can
> only be stopped by explicitly calling stop-process.  Is this correct,
> or did I miss something?  This is not explicitly documented.
> What I see in the code is that when make-process is called with the
> :stop attribute non-nil, the file descriptor to be used for reading
> the process output is not added to the list of descriptors watched by
> pselect.  But that doesn't really suspend the process like SIGTSTP
> would, right?  And I see no other code that specifically handles the
> :stop attribute.  Am I missing something?

Ping!  Can someone please confirm or refute my observations above?

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