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

From: Mitchell <>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:27:05 -0400 (EDT)

Hi Robert,

On Wed, 17 Oct 2018, Robert Gieseke wrote:

> 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`

Sorry about that. Please try again when you can with a new nightly I just built.


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