I'm no Emacs expert, but from a quick look at the documentation for
with-timeout it looks like you should use:
What actually happens when you do that? Nothing at all? Waits longer than
four seconds?On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 6:43 AM, Ali Pang wrote:
> I'd like to load my .emacs from a remote location if possible. The problem
> is I'm on windows, and the time-out before recognizing that the file is
> unavailable is ridiculously long (minutes). Thus if the file is
> emacs blocks for a long time at startup. I've tried basically doing
> (if (with-timeout (4)
> (file-exists-p remote-.emacs))
> (load remote-.emacs))
> but I guess with-timeout does not do what I want. Any ideas about what I
> could use instead?
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