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Re: Problems with debug-on-entry in the Lisp debugger.

From: Lute Kamstra
Subject: Re: Problems with debug-on-entry in the Lisp debugger.
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2005 18:38:05 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     Below is a quick "proof-of-concept" patch for src/eval.c and
>     lisp/emacs-lisp/debug.el to get a better idea of what I mean.
>     As you can see, the change to eval.c isn't that big.
> The code is not unclean, but I don't think it is a real problem 
> that the debug-on-entry code is visible.  So I'd rather not
> go in this direction.

Ok, I'll cease my efforts to convince you then.  ;-)

> This is not the part of Emacs that is important to improve.
> Hackers tend to focus their attention on the parts of Emacs
> that make it seem more elegant in programmers' terms,
> but this doesn't make Emacs more powerful or a better editor.
> Could you possibly look at implementing something listed in etc/TODO?

I'll take a look to see if there's anything that strikes my fancy.


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