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Re: spaces in isearch

From: Harald Maier
Subject: Re: spaces in isearch
Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2004 07:07:02 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> I wrote these changes to isearch.el that take advantage of the new
> search feature I just installed.  It fixes the bug, but has a
> drawback: C-q SPC would no longer work as a way to search for a
> literal space.  One would need to write [ ].  This is actually more
> logical, but some users might be accustomed to C-q SPC.  What do
> people think?

If I now use '^ +A' in an interactive regexp search then emacs hangs
in the minibuffer. In a version from October 17 it doesn't happen.

To reproduce this use:

| $ emacs -Q
| M-x man bash
| C-u C-s ^ +A


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