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Re: Bug in highlight-lines-matching-regexp?

From: Tassilo Horn
Subject: Re: Bug in highlight-lines-matching-regexp?
Date: Mon, 20 Apr 2009 17:02:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Deniz Dogan <address@hidden> writes:

Hi Deniz,

> I recently found some strange behavior in the highlighting
> functionality provided by highlight-lines-matching-regexp. I'm not
> sure whether this is a bug or not, which is why I'm asking.
> Reproduction:
> 1. Open a text file with any relevant contents.
> 2. M-x highlight-lines-matching-regexp and highlight something in the file.
> 3. M-x revert-buffer RET yes RET
> 4. Now the highlighting is gone, which I can accept, however...
> 5. M-x highlight-lines-matching-regexp RET RET
> 6. Nothing is highlighted this second time!
> Is this a bug or expected behavior?

I've just tried it, and it works for me as it should when reusing the
previous regexp (which is the default) in step 5.

Did you try with "emacs -Q" to be sure that no local customization
causes the breakage?


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