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From: Christopher Miles <numbchild@gmail.com>
To: Maxim Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [BUG] [C-u C-u C-c C-o] open link with external program invalid to open file
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 03:21:50 +0000
Message-ID: <PAXPR08MB6640EE1EF84F0C28A5201631A3A20@PAXPR08MB6640.eurprd08.prod.outlook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ru737s$hu7$1@ciao.gmane.io>

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Maxim Nikulin <manikulin@gmail.com> writes:

> On 19/01/2021 08:53, Christopher Miles wrote:
>> 
>> For this problem, do you have any workable solution patch?
>
> Maybe for a while it is better to avoid xdg-open or other handlers that 
> launch actual viewers in background. E.g. to replace xdg-open with 
> actual handlers in mailcap.
>
> I attach a draft patch that just demonstrates my intention to use 
> make-process. It intentionally does not use shell to run the command and 
> such change could be breaking for some part of users. I have not tested 
> if regexp substitutions for org-file-apps entries are not broken.
>
> In kubuntu-18.04 I do not have any xdg-open entries in the system 
> mailcap file. Even if I add such line to the user's file, I could not 
> reproduce the problem with any of the real handler configured for the 
> image/png type and launched by xdg-open: geeqie, gwenview, feh. I have 
> no idea concerning the reason: older xdg-open version, other code 
> working in xdg-open for kde desktop, or limited resources allocated to 
> qemu virtual machine with ubuntu-20.04 where I can reproduce the problem.

Thanks for your working. I will modify my mailcap config temporary until Org
Mode fix this issue. You're right, this change might break some behavior of some
users. I don't understand Emacs sub-process mechanism. Can't help on this
problem. But I'm interested in this. I will take some time to study in. Anyway,
thanks for your work.

Regards,

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  reply	other threads:[~2021-01-20  5:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-13  7:49 stardiviner
2020-06-13 14:51 ` Nicolas Goaziou
2020-06-14  9:08   ` stardiviner
2020-06-14 21:06     ` Nicolas Goaziou
2021-01-10 11:26   ` [BUG] [C-u C-u C-c C-o] open link with external program auto exited before child process " Christopher Miles
     [not found]   ` <87sg799gnx.fsf@numbchild>
2021-01-10 12:13     ` Christopher Miles
2020-09-05  7:52 ` [BUG] [C-u C-u C-c C-o] open link with external program invalid to " Bastien
2021-01-18 16:32   ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-01-19  1:53     ` Christopher Miles
2021-01-19 17:00       ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-01-20  3:21         ` Christopher Miles [this message]
2021-01-20 16:27           ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-01-21  0:58             ` [PATCH] " Christopher Miles
2021-01-21 17:12               ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-01-22  6:00                 ` Christopher Miles
2021-03-10 14:55                   ` Maxim Nikulin
2021-03-11  9:33                     ` Christopher Miles

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