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Re: compile mode and $EMACS

From: Sebastian Wiesner
Subject: Re: compile mode and $EMACS
Date: Sun, 11 Aug 2013 14:42:55 +0200

2013/8/11 Pascal J. Bourguignon <address@hidden>:
> Sebastian Wiesner <address@hidden> writes:
>> Hello,
>> I just discovered that compile mode adds "EMACS=t" to the process
>> environment (see "compilation-start").
>> […] How is it supposed to be interpreted by the invoked program?  […]
> Some compilers may have different error message output formats depending
> on whether they're run INSIDE_EMACS or not.

Which ones?  Can you name *concrete* examples?

> For example, ant has the -e option to output emacs friendly formatted
> error messages.

Yes, uhm, that's an explicit option to enable Emacs-friendly
formatting.  Many tools have those.  But I see no $EMACS variable
involved here…

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