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bug#29462: 24.4; eval-when-compile won't mute warning as says in info do
bug#29462: 24.4; eval-when-compile won't mute warning as says in info doc
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 03:44:46 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:
> In (info "(elisp) Warning Tips"), it says
> * If you use many functions and variables
> from a certain file, you can add
> a ‘require’ for that package to avoid
> compilation warnings for them.
> For instance,
> (require 'foo))
Thanks for the report.
I find this whole sentence confusing and misleading in general. The
main purpose of `require' is not to silence warnings, and calling it is
very often something needed, not only something one "can" do.