|Subject:||bug#23794: Emacs 25.0.94: Patch to make sort-lines respect visible lines (fairly urgent)|
|Date:||Sat, 18 Jun 2016 13:42:01 -0400|
> From: Robert Weiner <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 18 Jun 2016 11:47:08 -0400
> sort-lines calls forward-line rather than forward-visible line, so if
> you have emacs outline entries that are collapsed/hidden to single lines
> each and you try to sort them, their bodies and subtrees are sorted
> separately because forward-visible-line is not used.
I don't think we can make such a backward-incompatible change without
(a) an entry in NEWS,
(b) suitable changes in the manual(s), and
(c) some way of getting back the old behavior (which could be by way
of having this new behavior as an optional one).
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