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[patch] abbrev.el (write-abbrev-file): Write table entries in alphabetic
[patch] abbrev.el (write-abbrev-file): Write table entries in alphabetical order by table name.
Thu, 14 Apr 2005 11:50:09 -0700
Gnus/5.1007 (Gnus v5.10.7) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)
The motivation for this should be clear from the comment.
* abbrev.el (write-abbrev-file): Write table entries in
alphabetical order by table name.
--- abbrev.el 11 Apr 2005 11:13:44 -0700 1.39
+++ abbrev.el 14 Apr 2005 11:40:56 -0700
@@ -221,7 +221,20 @@
(let ((coding-system-for-write 'emacs-mule))
(insert ";;-*-coding: emacs-mule;-*-\n")
- (dolist (table abbrev-table-name-list)
+ (dolist (table
+ ;; We sort the table in order to ease the automatic
+ ;; merging of different versions of the user's abbrevs
+ ;; file. This is useful, for example, for when the
+ ;; user keeps their home directory in a revision
+ ;; control system, and is therefore keeping multiple
+ ;; slightly-differing copies loosely synchronized.
+ (sort (copy-list abbrev-table-name-list)
+ (lambda (s1 s2)
+ (string< (symbol-name s1)
+ (symbol-name s2))))
(insert-abbrev-table-description table nil)))))
(defun add-mode-abbrev (arg)
If you're trying to choose between two theories and one gives
you an excuse for being lazy, the other one is probably right.
-- Paul Graham
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