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Re: with a fresh emacs "(buffer-local-value fundamental-mode (current-

From: Davis Herring
Subject: Re: with a fresh emacs "(buffer-local-value fundamental-mode (current-buffer))" error.
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2009 15:32:04 -0700 (PDT)
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> (buffer-local-value fundamental-mode (current-buffer))
> Still gives an error:
> -----
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (void-variable fundamental-mode)
>   (buffer-local-value fundamental-mode (current-buffer))
>   eval((buffer-local-value fundamental-mode (current-buffer)))
>   eval-last-sexp-1(nil)
>   eval-last-sexp(nil)
>   call-interactively(eval-last-sexp nil nil)
> -----
> Whereas with longlines-mode having been set per above evaluating:
> (buffer-local-value longlines-mode (current-buffer))
> No longer drops me into the debugger?

First, you need to quote your variable names: (buffer-local-value 'foo

Second, only minor modes are (typically) also variables.  For a major
mode, since there can only be one, you just want

(eq (buffer-local-value 'major-mode [buffer]) [mode])


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