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Re: improve "next locus from <buffer>" messages

From: Stephen Leake
Subject: Re: improve "next locus from <buffer>" messages
Date: Wed, 03 Apr 2019 13:22:15 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.90 (windows-nt)

Stephen Leake <address@hidden> writes:

> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Currently, next-error always outputs a message "next locus from
>>> <buffer>". In the vast majority of cases, <buffer> does not change from
>>> one message to the next, so this message is just annoying.
>>> The attached patch changes it so the message is only output when the
>>> locus changes.
>>> It also gets rid of the "first/current/previous" options; what matters
>>> is where the _next_ error will come from.
>>> Comments?
>> Comment: why change long-time default behavior based on personal
>> preferences?  
> These messages are not in emacs-26, so I don't think they count as
> "long-time".

If you are refering to the "first/current/previous", they were not
always accurate; often the first error from a locus prints "next error
from ...", because next-error is invoked without reset.

-- Stephe

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