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bug#16006: 24.3; *grep* fails to display line numbers with global-linum-
bug#16006: 24.3; *grep* fails to display line numbers with global-linum-mode
Wed, 12 Aug 2020 15:34:09 -0700
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)
Mark Lillibridge <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Stefan Monnier <email@example.com> writes:
>> > Note that only the first four lines of the *grep* buffer have line
>> > numbers when all the visible lines should have line numbers. Switching
>> > to the new *grep* buffer dones make the line numbers appear.
>> Indeed linum.el suffers from various corner case problems. Maybe this
>> one is fixed in Emacs trunk, or maybe it can be fixed. But the
>> implementation technique used by linum.el has proved over the years to
>> lead to many such corner case issues.
>> I suggest you try out nlinum.el (available in GNU ELPA) which provides
>> basically the same functionality as linum.el but using a different
>> implementation approach, which is more robust.
> Very nice! Does not suffer from this bug. I will play with it
> more. Add the following in order to get a global mode:
So the solution here was to use nlinum instead of linum. We now also
Since there also have been no further updates here within 6 years, I'm
closing this bug now.
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