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Re: Custom/define-minor-mode problem

From: Michael Mauger
Subject: Re: Custom/define-minor-mode problem
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 17:45:43 +0000 (UTC)
User-agent: Loom/3.14 (http://gmane.org/)

I wrote:
> I noticed that my `recentf' menu of recently used files was suddenly
> empty.  (It actually has been an issue for a while, I just got around to
> addressing it today.)
> Looking at an old copy of my .emacs, I noticed that the mode entry in
> `custom-set-variables' has changed.
> Was  '(recentf-mode t nil (recentf))
> Now  '(recentf-mode t)
> Reading the custom code, it makes sense that things are now broken.  I
> define the `recentf-save-file' in custom and it's entry appears after the
> `recentf-mode' entry.  Entries with a require list (the fourth member of
> the custom entry) are deferred so that all the customizations for the
> mode are complete.  There's no longer a require list, so the mode is
> being enabled before its told where the old save file is.
> The lack of a require list in the custom entry is problem with all minor
> modes defined via `define-minor-mode'.  It is only noticable if the user
> also customizes a variable whose name sorts after the mode variable's
> name and the variable is used when the mode starts.
> I spent some time looking at the new `define-minor-mode' code but my head
> exploded.  Could someone with more experience with that code take a look
> and see what needs to be done to get the :require property on the
> defcustom for the mode?  
> Thanks.

After reassembling my empty head, I took another look at the `define-minor-
mode' code.  Here's an initial attempt at correcting the problem I described 
above.  This patch works for me, but deserves some more knowledgable review.

Index: emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/easy-mmode.el
RCS file: /c/cvsroot/emacs/emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/easy-mmode.el,v
retrieving revision 1.70
diff -c -r1.70 easy-mmode.el
*** emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/easy-mmode.el 22 Jul 2005 01:26:03 -0000      1.70
--- emacs/lisp/emacs-lisp/easy-mmode.el 10 Aug 2005 16:46:11 -0000
*** 214,220 ****
                  ((not (and curfile require)) nil)
!                 ((not (eq require t)) `(:require ,require)))
               ,@(nreverse extra-keywords))))
         ;; The actual function.
--- 214,221 ----
                  ((not (and curfile require)) nil)
!                 ((not (eq require t)) `(:require ',require))
!                 (curfile `(:require ',(intern (file-name-sans-extension (file-
name-nondirectory curfile))))))
               ,@(nreverse extra-keywords))))
         ;; The actual function.

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