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bug#7087: 24.0.50; cannot customize default-frame-alist - it says value
bug#7087: 24.0.50; cannot customize default-frame-alist - it says value is nil but it is not
Thu, 23 Sep 2010 14:06:58 +0200
Thunderbird 18.104.22.168 (Windows/20090302)
> In this Emacs 24 build, M-x customize-option default-frame-alist gives a
> Customize buffer that shows the value of the option as nil and says
> "this option has been changed outside the customize buffer. (mismatch)".
> However, C-h v default-frame-alist shows it has a non-nil value:
> ((foreground-color . "Black")
`default-frame-alist' has the customization type
(repeat (cons :format "%v"
(symbol :tag "Parameter")
(sexp :tag "Value"))))
so obviously this "nil" here will cause a mismatch.
> (left-fringe . 0)
> (right-fringe . 0)
> (fringe . 0))
> Clearly there is a mismatch, not between the value and what the option
> spec should be, but between what Customize thinks the value is and what
> the value is in fact. And even if the option value were nil, I don't
> think that would signify a mismatch. Something is very wrong here.
Indeed. You just have to find the culprit ;-)