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

From: Robert Gieseke <>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:54:01 +0200

Hi Mitchell,

thanks for looking into this!

Am 16/10/18 um 23:42 schrieb Mitchell:
> 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.

I'm getting a

attempt to index a nil value

for both the run command and the command line `os.spawn`


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