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Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 06e452a 1/3: Allow Edebug's instrumentation to
Re: [Emacs-diffs] master 06e452a 1/3: Allow Edebug's instrumentation to be used for other purposes
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:36:24 +0000
On Wed, Oct 11, 2017 at 16:32:53 -0400, Stefan Monnier wrote:
> > You don't say why you want to make the patch.
> No, indeed. I think the patch speaks for itself, and the author of the
> original code seems to agree.
> > It looks to me like you want to replace a normal abnormal hook with
> > a single function. This is less flexible (unless one jumps through
> > hoops).
> Look at the patch again: the resulting code is simpler. And if you
> want, you can reimplement the previous
> edebug-after-instrumentation-functions API on top of the new, because
> it's actually *more* flexible.
> > It is also incompatible; it will break applications which use the
> > existing interface.
> Yes, it changes a hook which was introduced what 3 days ago?
> I promise I'll take care of the all backlash from all the previous users.
Ah, OK. I got the impression this was a traditional hook.
> > I'm against this incompatible change
> Duly noted.
> > (which I don't fully understand).
> I had noticed, yes ;-)
Now that I understand it better, I withdraw my objection. Thanks for
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).