Commit c88be8a7 authored by Richard M. Stallman's avatar Richard M. Stallman
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(Accepting Output): accept-process-output

uses microseconds, not milliseconds.  But that arg is obsolete.
parent 55da0626
......@@ -1296,24 +1296,24 @@ or terminal input. Occasionally it is useful in a Lisp program to
explicitly permit output to arrive at a specific point, or even to wait
until output arrives from a process.
@defun accept-process-output &optional process seconds millisec just-this-one
@defun accept-process-output &optional process seconds microsec just-this-one
This function allows Emacs to read pending output from processes. The
output is inserted in the associated buffers or given to their filter
functions. If @var{process} is non-@code{nil} then this function does
not return until some output has been received from @var{process}.
@c Emacs 19 feature
The arguments @var{seconds} and @var{millisec} let you specify timeout
The arguments @var{seconds} and @var{microsec} let you specify timeout
periods. The former specifies a period measured in seconds and the
latter specifies one measured in milliseconds. The two time periods
latter specifies one measured in microseconds. The two time periods
thus specified are added together, and @code{accept-process-output}
returns after that much time whether or not there has been any
returns after that much time, whether or not there has been any
subprocess output.
The argument @var{seconds} need not be an integer. If it is a floating
point number, this function waits for a fractional number of seconds.
If @var{seconds} is 0, the function accepts whatever output is
pending but does not wait.
The argument @var{microsec} is semi-obsolete nowadays because
@var{seconds} can be a floating point number to specify waiting a
fractional number of seconds. If @var{seconds} is 0, the function
accepts whatever output is pending but does not wait.
@c Emacs 22.1 feature
If @var{process} is a process, and the argument @var{just-this-one} is
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