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Re: Revert recent buggy font-locking changes in python.el

From: Doug Davis
Subject: Re: Revert recent buggy font-locking changes in python.el
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2021 10:26:54 -0500
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Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

> Doug Davis <ddavis@ddavis.io> writes:
>> (Bug#45679) and (Bug#46233) report buggy font-locking in python.el. I
>> was able to trace it back to b2ce94fa5e - but I haven't been able to
>> figure out _what_ the bug is (it's easy to trigger the issue, i.e.
>> trigger the wonky font-locking), but not obvious how it's happening).
>> Would it be reasonable to revert those changes (the attached patch does
>> it)? I would also be happy to help solve the underlying issue (by
>> testing new patches or being pointed to any tips for debugging font
>> locking issues).
> The patch seemed to fix the issue in bug#45341, so it'd be better to try
> to determine what it doesn't get right instead of reverting outright.

Thanks, understood- I'll keep poking at it (and repeat that I'm happy to
volunteer to test any patches if anyone else tries to work on it and
believes they have a fix).

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