Re: [code] [textadept] Spawn Module for Asynchronous Processes

From: Michal Kottman <>
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2012 15:15:11 +0200

On 23 September 2012 02:46, Mitchell <> wrote:
> In response to the recent messages about Textadept being single instance and
> tools like remote debuggers blocking the application, I have resurrected my
> old Spawn module:
> It is specific to GTK and will not work in ncurses. However, since it will
> never be compiled into Textadept now, I am comfortable releasing it as a
> separate module.
> It should now be possible to talk to remote debuggers and other external
> child processes from within Textadept without blocking the application.
> Examples are on the wiki page and in the package's documentation.

Thank you! This is great when running GUI-enabled applications written
in Lua with debug outputs using print(). Right now the whole editor
would block until the application was quit.

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Received on Mon 24 Sep 2012 - 09:15:11 EDT

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