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bug#8429: 24.0.50; regression: `flush-lines' does not flush all it shoul
bug#8429: 24.0.50; regression: `flush-lines' does not flush all it should
Tue, 05 Apr 2011 23:36:32 +0300
> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Cc: <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 13:14:57 -0700
> > Does it work if you copy the entire contents of the Grep buffer to
> > another buffer?
> No, same problem.
Well, as you yourself show, it is not the "same problem".
> But you can try for yourself, given the simple recipe.
I did, that's why I asked. I wanted to know that we see the same
(And btw, there's no need to load cygwin-FOO.el to see the problem.
Just "M-x grep RET "#" *.el" is enough. It is also repeatable on
> As you can see, the problem seems to be that the string "###autoload" is not
> present as such.
Exactly! Customize grep-highlight-matches to nil, and the problem
> Instead, escape characters are inserted between ## and #.
That's Grep in action, when we ask it to highlight matches in its
output. It does that by inserting ANSI escape sequences.
> I hope you will consider it a bug to be fixed.
Not me, but hopefully someone else.