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bug#30212: 26.0.91; [PATCH] push mark before moving point in shell outpu


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#30212: 26.0.91; [PATCH] push mark before moving point in shell output
Date: Tue, 17 Apr 2018 22:24:05 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alex Branham <address@hidden> writes:

> Since shell commands move point, I find it useful to push the mark so
> that I can navigate around different output using C-u C-SPC. This
> patch adds the push-mark call that's necessary to
> shell-command--save-pos-or-erase.

[...]

>      (when pos
> +      (push-mark pos t)
>        (goto-char (point-max))

Hm...  I don't think it would be a good idea to set the mark
unexpectedly -- people have certain expectations on what commands set
the mark, and setting it for every command in shell mode would be
unusual and get in the way of people's work habits, I think.

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