Commit 91f1fd02 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Compilation): Update mode line status info.

parent 5f8a82e1
......@@ -82,12 +82,13 @@ file to specify a local value for @code{compile-command} (@pxref{File
Variables}).
Starting a compilation displays the buffer @samp{*compilation*} in
another window but does not select it. The buffer's mode line tells you
whether compilation is finished, with the word @samp{run} or @samp{exit}
inside the parentheses. You do not have to keep this buffer visible;
compilation continues in any case. While a compilation is going on, the
string @samp{Compiling} appears in the mode lines of all windows. When
this string disappears, the compilation is finished.
another window but does not select it. The buffer's mode line tells
you whether compilation is finished, with the word @samp{run},
@samp{signal} or @samp{exit} inside the parentheses. You do not have
to keep this buffer visible; compilation continues in any case. While
a compilation is going on, the string @samp{Compiling} appears in the
mode lines of all windows. When this string disappears, the
compilation is finished.
If you want to watch the compilation transcript as it appears, switch
to the @samp{*compilation*} buffer and move point to the end of the
......@@ -104,12 +105,14 @@ follow output as it comes in.
@findex kill-compilation
When the compiler process terminates, for whatever reason, the mode
line of the @samp{*compilation*} buffer changes to say @samp{signal}
instead of @samp{run}. Starting a new compilation also kills any
running compilation, as only one can exist at any time. However,
@kbd{M-x compile} asks for confirmation before actually killing a
compilation that is running. You can also kill the compilation
process with @kbd{M-x kill-compilation}.
line of the @samp{*compilation*} buffer changes to say @samp{exit}
(followed by the exit code, @samp{[0]} for a normal exit), or
@samp{signal} (if a signal terminated the process), instead of
@samp{run}. Starting a new compilation also kills any running
compilation, as only one can exist at any time. However, @kbd{M-x
compile} asks for confirmation before actually killing a compilation
that is running. You can also kill the compilation process with
@kbd{M-x kill-compilation}.
@findex recompile
To rerun the last compilation with the same command, type @kbd{M-x
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