I have encountered a problem related to running shell programs within
emacs (e.g. when compiling a program or running a shell command). These
programs are not able to return anything to emacs (output) when I run
them as a "normal" user. However, if I run them as root, everything
works fine and dandy.
The first time I noticed this was after installing linux 2.0.0 on my
machine. I am pretty sure it is related to my setup, but I do not know
where to look. When I compile within emacs with "gcc test.c" it fails
within emacs, but works outside of emacs (directly from a shell). If I
do the same as root within emacs, it works.
I have tested this with xemacs 19.14 and emacs 19.31. It is exactly the
Does anyone know what is wrong with my setup, or how I can find out why
emacs is unable to run these processes and receive the output from
Thanks in advance..