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Re: Is this a bug in cperl mode


From: Daniel Pfeiffer
Subject: Re: Is this a bug in cperl mode
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 11:14:26 +0100

address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) skribis:
> Harry Putnam <address@hidden> writes:

> > I get several kinds of goofy behavior from cperl mode on this snippet
> > of code.  The syntax hylight breaks down on last section too.  Makes
> > cperl pretty useless for what its designed for. Maybe its local guff
> > causing it but starting emacs -q -no-site-file doesn't seem to help.

> I could reproduce this with the cperl that comes with Emacs, but the
> cperl from Ilya (I have 4.32, it seems) works.

> How about you check that and submit a bug report, suggesting to
> upgrade the cperl in Emacs.  (It seems that the cperl in Emacs is
> quite old.)

Actually I've been exploring this recently, and the opposite is the case. 
The CPerl from Ilya is quite old.  The emacs variant has had quite a few
little bug-fixes over the last three years.  This seems the first case where
Ilya's is better.  As for $opt_s, $opt{s}, %opt = ( s => ..., $p::s and all
such single occurences of 's' they're a nightmare in both variants.

coralament / best Grötens / liebe Grüße / best regards / elkorajn salutojn
Daniel Pfeiffer

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