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Re: compilation-error-regexp-alist syntax problems


From: Roy Smith
Subject: Re: compilation-error-regexp-alist syntax problems
Date: Tue, 03 Feb 2004 12:07:26 -0500
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In article 
<address@hidden>,
 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:

> >         (cons '("\\[javac\\] *\\(/[^:]+\\):\\([^:]*\\):" 1 2) 
> 
> Try to put point at the beginning of one of the lines and do
> 
> M-: (looking-at "\\[javac\\] *\\(/[^:]+\\):\\([^:]*\\):") RET
> 
> If it returns nil, there's stilla bug in your regexp.  Maybe you need
> to allow spaces before [javac], or I don't know what.
> 
> > Local in buffer *compilation*; global value is
> > (("\\[javac\\] *\\(/[^:]+\\):\\([^:]*\\):" 1 2)
> >  [etc]
> 
> Huh?  What is the local value?  Does it include your line?
> If not, that's no surprise it's not taken into account.
> 
> 
>         Stefan

Ah hah!  That's the problem.  It's not in the local version.

Next question, how do I get the local version to include it?


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