Re: [textadept] Textadept 4.0

From: Robert <>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 11:43:55 +0200

On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:38 AM, steve donovan
<> wrote:
> Et voilą, no more flashing black box!  I've made sure it captures both
> stdout and stderr, hence the rearragement of the command line.  It
> _feels_ faster, but that may be subjective.
> The zip also contains a which you can use to link any
> mingw Lua C extension against the Textadept executable.  It was made
> from textadept.def, also included.  The build-ta.bat can be used as a
> template for any C extensions you wish to build for textadept.
>  Note that any arbitrary compiled Lua extension you find on the web is
> unlikely to work, due to issues with Windows and DLLs:
>  - they need to linik against a precise known target (against
> lua51.dll is _not_ good enough)
>  - binaries may be linked against the horrible MS runtime and will
> fail in interesting ways
> It is not what I would call a final solution; the full winapi.dll is
> only 35K but is overkill for this simple job. If there's interest,
> I'll make an extension that just does a quiet popen, which will be
> small enough to bundle with the exe without messing with mitchell's
> beloved C line count (which I totally approve of BTW)

Worked well! I think it would be very nice to have this as it is very
annoying to have the flashing box every time you save when the
language module does a syntax check on save like the Python or Ruby

Received on Wed 21 Sep 2011 - 05:43:55 EDT

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