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bug#9661: 24.0.90; language-info-custom-alist defcustom


From: Stephen Berman
Subject: bug#9661: 24.0.90; language-info-custom-alist defcustom
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 09:37:22 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.90 (gnu/linux)

On Mon, 03 Oct 2011 10:22:50 -0400 Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:

>> 5. Type ESC TAB, which should pop up a list of completions; instead:
>> => An error is signalled: "completion--some: Invalid function:
>> (apply-partially (function completion-table-case-fold)
>> language-info-alist)"
>
> Thanks.  There were two problems:
> - the immediate one was that `apply-partially' was used in data and hence
>   never called (it needed an "unquote" comma just in front).
> - after fixing it the new problem was that the constructed completion
>   tables stored the value of language-info-alist at the time
>   mule-cmds.el is loaded rather than at the time the user hits M-TAB.
> So I've installed a slightly different patch to yours which goes a bit
> further than yours.  Should be fixed now,

For the record, I confirm the problems I reported are fixed; thanks.
(Obviously, I failed to understand the nature of the problem; all the
more surprising/interesting, that my patch also worked, at least for
these cases, despite using apply-partially...)

Steve Berman





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