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Re: In emacs 23 compile-mode doesn't recognize (c)perl error messages

From: LanX
Subject: Re: In emacs 23 compile-mode doesn't recognize (c)perl error messages
Date: Thu, 15 Oct 2009 18:23:33 -0700 (PDT)
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> ???  Just use Emacs with a good code viewer (I use my imenu-go.el and
> a handful of other tricks).  Do not see how breaking into parts would
> simplify anything...

Well it wasn't meant just for me but for all users. How many perl-
developers know elisp? And how many of them can handle 9000 lines of

> > together with a testsuite written in perl?
> Supporting a testsuite usually means 1.5x increase of time.  Assume an
> estimate of extra 250hours. Who is going to invest in it?  Given that
> "mine" cperl-mode.el is "already working", definitely not me...

My idea is that the perl&&emacs-community  could/would supply
testcases for every problem/bug they encounter.

> > And sorry to say so - some aspects of cperl-mode are very outdated,
> > e.g there is no up-to-date info-file for perldocs.
> ???  Make it.

Actually I'm trying to, but I'm not really sure if it's worth it,
since there are already good html-versions of perldoc, even solutions
which are rendering just-in-time any module in INC.

I didn't mean to demand of you making a new info-file but to suggest
(for the sake of simplicity) to skip an outdated feature from the

> Bind right-click to [menubar cperl] or whatever it is?  The docs of
> easymenu may have a chance to mention it...

yeah already found a workaround, other thread.

Thanx for your help and don't mind, I was just brainstorming.


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