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bug#30560: Better format for view-lossage


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: bug#30560: Better format for view-lossage
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:08:54 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.91 (gnu/linux)

martin rudalics <address@hidden> writes:

>> +  "Display last few input keystrokes and the commands run.  For
>
> This wants the newline here ---------------------------------^

Yes. I got it right for NEWS, and wrong here...

>From 81839472eb88d79b12a44148fd47c76b7c6e56ea Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:01:23 +0100
Subject: [PATCH] Describe `view-lossage' changes in its docstring

* lisp/help.el (view-lossage): Mention that this now uses the same
format as `edit-last-kbd-macro'.
---
 etc/NEWS     | 11 ++++++-----
 lisp/help.el |  2 ++
 2 files changed, 8 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/etc/NEWS b/etc/NEWS
index dacaf023bb..3fa2670d60 100644
--- a/etc/NEWS
+++ b/etc/NEWS
@@ -167,11 +167,12 @@ directories in the destination.
 
 ** Help
 
-*** 'C-h l' (view-lossage) now displays last keystrokes and commands
-in the same format as the edit buffer of edit-last-kbd-macro.
-This makes possible to copy the lines from the buffer generated
-by 'view-lossage', yank them to the buffer "*Edit Macro*" created by
-'edit-last-kbd-macro', and save the macro by 'C-c C-c'.
+*** 'C-h l' (view-lossage) buffer format has changed.
+For convenience the lossage buffer now displays the last keystrokes
+and commands in the same format as the edit buffer of
+'edit-last-kbd-macro'.  This makes it possible to copy the lines from
+the buffer generated by 'view-lossage' to the "*Edit Macro*" buffer
+created by 'edit-last-kbd-macro', and save the macro by 'C-c C-c'.
 
 ** Ibuffer
 
diff --git a/lisp/help.el b/lisp/help.el
index 9575f5b090..dcf1f32069 100644
--- a/lisp/help.el
+++ b/lisp/help.el
@@ -455,6 +455,8 @@ view-external-packages
 
 (defun view-lossage ()
   "Display last few input keystrokes and the commands run.
+For convenience this uses the same format as
+`edit-last-kbd-macro'.
 
 To record all your input, use `open-dribble-file'."
   (interactive)
-- 
2.16.1.72.g5be1f00a9


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