[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Emacs build number in version

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Emacs build number in version
Date: Sat, 26 May 2012 09:19:03 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

> This looks like very much related. I've just updated emacs-snapshot on
> Ubuntu and I cannot start emacs because of this error in defadvice:

>  (error "Cannot open doc string file 
> \"/usr/share/emacs/24.1.50/etc/DOC-\"")

> For example:

>    (defadvice delete-backward-char (before delete-empty-pair activate) 
>      (if (eq (cdr (assq (char-before) skeletons-alist)) (char-after))
>          (and (char-after) (delete-char 1))))
There are 2 bugs here:
- a packaging bug: the file should not be missing.
- a robustness bug: defadvice should fail gracefully in this case, since
  it does not really need to docstring to do its job.
I think the first is on Ubuntu's side, but please file a proper bug
report with M-x report-emacs-bug for the second.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]