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Re: lost argument and doc string

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: lost argument and doc string
Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 07:48:57 +0200 (IST)

On Sun, 10 Feb 2002, Tak Ota wrote:

> > I have just fixed that in menu-bar.el where I defined toggling functions
> > line-number-mode and column-number-mode.
> Thanks, it did fix the missing ARG problem.  I wonder why Eli didn't
> see the same one.

Probably because I tried after "cvs up", which caught Pavel's latest
changes that fixed the problem.

> Is menu-bar.el specific to windoze?

No, it's used by all versions.

>  BTW, 21.2.50
> is still suffering from the missing doc problem.  Now the C-h f
> line-number-mode looks like this.
>   line-number-mode is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `simple'.
>   (line-number-mode ARG)
> Recently, to be conservative I've been building the new CVS source
> from the scratch with "nmake bootstrap" every time.  The latest build
> looked like it did its job for building the DOC file.  However, I
> find no entry for line-number-mode in the actually created DOC file.
> Does anyone have an idea?

This _does_ seem Windows-specific, because I cannot reproduce it, and 
also because another user of the Windows version reported a similar 
problem with what looked like a perfectly valid DOC file.

Is it possible that the change in the way doc strings are put in C files 
confuses the Windows port, either the make-docfile program or Emacs 

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