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Re: more candidates for obsoletion

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: more candidates for obsoletion
Date: Tue, 04 Sep 2012 15:29:56 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2.50 (gnu/linux)

>> - You might prefer to use fast_string_match.
> Fixed and fixed.  And then I don't have to save the match data either, I
> guess?


>> - Is the recursive debugging a problem you've found to show up
>> unavoidably all the time, or are you just being cautious?
> It is a real problem.  My first test case used a string that the
> debugger used, too, so Emacs went into an infinite debugging loop...
>> - You could turn your `debugging' into a Lisp var (call it
>> "inhibit-debug-on-message"), or you could let-bind debug-on-message to
>> nil around the call to the debugger.
> Sounds good.  I've had a peek around the sources, but I can't quite see
> how to let-bind something from C.  What should I be looking for as an
> example?

IIRC debug-on-error and debug-on-quit are let-bound to nil in the Elisp
part of the code, so you should do that as well (see debug.el).
Otherwise, `specbind' is the magic function to use from C.


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