Commit e519464c authored by Kim F. Storm's avatar Kim F. Storm
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Replace "process private vars" with "process plist".

parent 403ca8d9
......@@ -1492,10 +1492,15 @@ supported, but new code should use the new functions.
*** Function signal-process now accepts a process object or process
name in addition to a process id to identify the signalled process.
*** Processes now have an associated `private variables' property list
where programs can maintain process state and other per-process
related information. The new functions process-variable and
set-process-variable are used to access and modify this list.
*** Processes now have an associated property list where programs can
maintain process state and other per-process related information.
The new functions process-get and process-put are used to access, add,
and modify elements on this property list.
The new low-level functions process-plist and set-process-plist are
used to access and replace the entire property list of a process.
** Enhanced networking support.
......@@ -1508,9 +1513,9 @@ create a stream or datagram server inside emacs.
- A server can open on a random port using :service t arg.
- Local sockets are supported using :family 'local arg.
- Non-blocking connect is supported using :nowait t arg.
- The process' private variables may be initialized using :vars PLIST arg;
a server process' private variables are automatically inherited by
new client processes created to handle incoming connections.
- The process' property list may be initialized using :plist PLIST arg;
a copy of the server process' property list is automatically inherited
by new client processes created to handle incoming connections.
To test for the availability of a given feature, use featurep like this:
(featurep 'make-network-process '(:type datagram))
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