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The new org-mode exporter has an asynchronous mode which seems pretty cool. However, I can't seem to make it work:

Initializing asynchronous export process

Process 'org-export-process' exited abnormally

The above errors appear from the export of a LaTeX PDF export that is tested to work with the synchronous process. The same errors appear for an HTML export under the same conditions.

How to fix or debug this?

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One possible cause for this issue is the lack of a proper init file for the async process : from what I understand, the async exporter works by starting another emacs session, which needs an init file. This file is specified by the variable org-export-async-init-file, which by default points to your init file.

I had the same problem, and based on information from this thread on the org mailing-list, I changed this variable so that it points to a file containing the following:

(require 'package)
(setq package-enable-at-startup nil)
(package-initialize)

(require 'org) 
(require 'ox)
(require 'cl)  
(setq org-export-async-debug nil)

That fixed the problem for me.

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