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Re: Display feature request: gud-overlay-arrow

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: Display feature request: gud-overlay-arrow
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 18:50:25 +0100
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     It cannot possibly be worse than the current abuse of the 
> post-command-hook
>     to do all sorts of things that would be better done by specific hooks 
> like:
>     post-switch-buffer-hook  (when last command switched buffers)
>     post-switch-window-hook  (when last command switched windows)
>     post-modify-buffer-hook  (when last command modified selected buffer)
> Yes it can be worse.  With post-command-hook, things may happen while
> a certain buffer is current, but switching away and back has no effect
> on them.

I think I have expressed myself unclearly.  

The above hooks should not be called on-the-fly, but be executed just
ONCE (if applicable) _after_ running post-command-hook.

It would provide a safe way for code to do special things when the _user_
switches buffers or windows or modifies a buffer.

> Please consider the issue closed.


Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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