Re: [code] [textadept] Experimental os.spawn

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:42:47 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Robert,

On Tue, 16 Oct 2018, Robert Gieseke wrote:

> Am 16/10/18 um 14:44 schrieb Mitchell:
>>>> Would you please verify that (1) Textadept does not crash, and (2) that every second a number is printed to the message buffer?
>>> On OSX 10.11, I get a message window with an extra empty line between
>>> the numbers. By clicking I can switch views but not edit anything
>>> anymore. It appears as if two message views have been created. I can
>>> also close views or buffers but not focus them anymore.
>>> If I just the `run` command on the display looks fine (no extra
>>> line, no doubled split view) but otherwise the same freezing, no cursor
>>> movement or setting possible.
>> Okay, so to confirm, when you spawn the process, you see the stdout being produced, but you cannot actually do anything else meaningful in Textadept like you can with 10.1, correct?
> Yes, the main problem is that I cannot focus a cursor, some shortcuts,
> like for closing a buffer still work.

Thanks for testing this for me. I've pushed a change that should restore the hold behavior and manually triggered a nightly build. Whenever you can, would you please test the new nightly and make sure it functions as expected? Thank you.


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