Commit 72ec233f authored by Philipp Stephani's avatar Philipp Stephani

Ignore pending_signals when checking for quits.

pending_signals is often set if no quit is pending.  This results in
bugs in module code if the module returns but no quit is actually

As a better alternative, add a new process_input environment function
for Emacs 27.  That function processes signals (like maybe_quit).

* Add module snippet for Emacs 27.

* src/module-env-27.h: New file.

* src/ Add process_input function to environment

* src/emacs-module.c (module_should_quit): Use QUITP macro to check
whether the caller should quit.
(module_process_input): New function.
(initialize_environment): Use it.

* src/eval.c: Remove obsolete comment.

* test/data/emacs-module/mod-test.c (signal_wrong_type_argument)
(signal_errno): New helper functions.
(Fmod_test_sleep_until): New test module function.

* test/src/emacs-module-tests.el (mod-test-sleep-until): New unit

* doc/lispref/internals.texi (Module Misc): Document process_input.
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......@@ -3689,8 +3689,10 @@ AC_SUBST(MODULES_SUFFIX)
### Use -lpng if available, unless '--with-png=no'.
......@@ -1623,7 +1623,27 @@ purpose.
@deftypefn Function bool should_quit (emacs_env *@var{env})
This function returns @code{true} if the user wants to quit. In that
case, we recommend that your module function aborts any on-going
processing and returns as soon as possible.
processing and returns as soon as possible. In most cases, use
@code{process_input} instead.
@end deftypefn
To process input events in addition to checking whether the user wants
to quit, use the following function, which is available since Emacs
@deftypefn Function enum emacs_process_input_result process_input (emacs_env *@var{env})
This function processes pending input events. It returns
@code{emacs_process_input_quit} if the user wants to quit or an error
occurred while processing signals. In that case, we recommend that
your module function aborts any on-going processing and returns as
soon as possible. If the module code may continue running,
@code{process_input} returns @code{emacs_process_input_continue}. The
return value is @code{emacs_process_input_continue} if and only if
there is no pending nonlocal exit in @code{env}. If the module
continues after calling @code{process_input}, global state such as
variable values and buffer content may have been modified in arbitrary
@end deftypefn
@node Module Nonlocal
......@@ -1614,6 +1614,9 @@ given frame supports resizing.
This is currently supported on GNUish hosts and on modern versions of
** New module environment function 'process_input' to process user
input while module code is running.
* Changes in Emacs 27.1 on Non-Free Operating Systems
......@@ -671,13 +671,21 @@ module_vec_size (emacs_env *env, emacs_value vec)
return ASIZE (lvec);
/* This function should return true if and only if maybe_quit would do
anything. */
/* This function should return true if and only if maybe_quit would
quit. */
static bool
module_should_quit (emacs_env *env)
return (! NILP (Vquit_flag) && NILP (Vinhibit_quit)) || pending_signals;
return QUITP;
static enum emacs_process_input_result
module_process_input (emacs_env *env)
MODULE_FUNCTION_BEGIN (emacs_process_input_quit);
maybe_quit ();
return emacs_process_input_continue;
......@@ -1082,6 +1090,7 @@ initialize_environment (emacs_env *env, struct emacs_env_private *priv)
env->vec_get = module_vec_get;
env->vec_size = module_vec_size;
env->should_quit = module_should_quit;
env->process_input = module_process_input;
Vmodule_environments = Fcons (make_mint_ptr (env), Vmodule_environments);
return env;
......@@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ extern "C" {
/* Current environment. */
typedef struct emacs_env_26 emacs_env;
typedef struct emacs_env_27 emacs_env;
/* Opaque pointer representing an Emacs Lisp value.
BEWARE: Do not assume NULL is a valid value! */
......@@ -83,6 +83,16 @@ enum emacs_funcall_exit
emacs_funcall_exit_throw = 2
/* Possible return values for emacs_env.process_input. */
enum emacs_process_input_result
/* Module code may continue */
emacs_process_input_continue = 0,
/* Module code should return control to Emacs as soon as possible. */
emacs_process_input_quit = 1
struct emacs_env_25
......@@ -95,6 +105,15 @@ struct emacs_env_26
struct emacs_env_27
/* Every module should define a function as follows. */
extern int emacs_module_init (struct emacs_runtime *ert)
......@@ -1575,10 +1575,7 @@ process_quit_flag (void)
If quit-flag is set to `kill-emacs' the SIGINT handler has received
a request to exit Emacs when it is safe to do.
When not quitting, process any pending signals.
If you change this function, also adapt module_should_quit in
emacs-module.c. */
When not quitting, process any pending signals. */
maybe_quit (void)
/* Processes pending input events and returns whether the module
function should quit. */
enum emacs_process_input_result (*process_input) (emacs_env *env)
......@@ -17,12 +17,20 @@ GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with GNU Emacs. If not, see <>. */
#include "config.h"
#include <assert.h>
#include <errno.h>
#include <limits.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <stdlib.h>
#include <limits.h>
#include <string.h>
#include <time.h>
#include <emacs-module.h>
#include "timespec.h"
int plugin_is_GPL_compatible;
#if INTPTR_MAX <= 0
......@@ -299,6 +307,64 @@ Fmod_test_invalid_finalizer (emacs_env *env, ptrdiff_t nargs, emacs_value *args,
return env->funcall (env, env->intern (env, "garbage-collect"), 0, NULL);
static void
signal_wrong_type_argument (emacs_env *env, const char *predicate,
emacs_value arg)
emacs_value symbol = env->intern (env, "wrong-type-argument");
emacs_value elements[2] = {env->intern (env, predicate), arg};
emacs_value data = env->funcall (env, env->intern (env, "list"), 2, elements);
env->non_local_exit_signal (env, symbol, data);
static void
signal_errno (emacs_env *env, const char *function)
const char *message = strerror (errno);
emacs_value message_value = env->make_string (env, message, strlen (message));
emacs_value symbol = env->intern (env, "file-error");
emacs_value elements[2]
= {env->make_string (env, function, strlen (function)), message_value};
emacs_value data = env->funcall (env, env->intern (env, "list"), 2, elements);
env->non_local_exit_signal (env, symbol, data);
/* A long-running operation that occasionally calls `should_quit' or
`process_input'. */
static emacs_value
Fmod_test_sleep_until (emacs_env *env, ptrdiff_t nargs, emacs_value *args,
void *data)
assert (nargs == 2);
const double until_seconds = env->extract_float (env, args[0]);
if (env->non_local_exit_check (env))
return NULL;
if (until_seconds <= 0)
signal_wrong_type_argument (env, "cl-plusp", args[0]);
return NULL;
const bool process_input = env->is_not_nil (env, args[1]);
const struct timespec until = dtotimespec (until_seconds);
const struct timespec amount = make_timespec(0, 10000000);
while (true)
const struct timespec now = current_timespec ();
if (timespec_cmp (now, until) >= 0)
if (nanosleep (&amount, NULL) && errno != EINTR)
signal_errno (env, "nanosleep");
return NULL;
if ((process_input
&& env->process_input (env) == emacs_process_input_quit)
|| env->should_quit (env))
return NULL;
return env->intern (env, "finished");
/* Lisp utilities for easier readability (simple wrappers). */
......@@ -367,6 +433,7 @@ emacs_module_init (struct emacs_runtime *ert)
DEFUN ("mod-test-invalid-load", Fmod_test_invalid_load, 0, 0, NULL, NULL);
DEFUN ("mod-test-invalid-finalizer", Fmod_test_invalid_finalizer, 0, 0,
DEFUN ("mod-test-sleep-until", Fmod_test_sleep_until, 2, 2, NULL, NULL);
#undef DEFUN
......@@ -289,4 +289,24 @@ Return A + B"
(should (member '(provide . mod-test) entries))
(should (member '(defun . mod-test-sum) entries))))
(ert-deftest mod-test-sleep-until ()
"Check that `mod-test-sleep-until' either returns normally or quits.
Interactively, you can try hitting \\[keyboard-quit] to quit."
(dolist (arg '(nil t))
;; Guard against some caller setting `inhibit-quit'.
(condition-case nil
(should (eq (with-local-quit
;; Because `inhibit-quit' is nil here, the next
;; form either quits or returns `finished'.
;; Interactively, run for 5 seconds to give the
;; user time to quit. In batch mode, run only
;; briefly since the user can't quit.
(float-time (time-add nil (if noninteractive 0.1 5)))
;; should_quit or process_input
;;; emacs-module-tests.el ends here
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