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Re: Yikes! easy-menu-add is suddenly compiled to `ignore', without any
Re: Yikes! easy-menu-add is suddenly compiled to `ignore', without any warning.
Wed, 07 Apr 2021 14:41:01 +0300
> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2021 09:29:38 +0000
> From: Alan Mackenzie <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Hello, Emacs and Stefan K.
> In Emacs 28, easy-menu-add is now compiled to `ignore'. This isn't
> friendly, particularly as in Emacs 27.2 and earlier, it just worked,
> without any warnings of impending obsoletion.
> The warning message Emacs 28.1 gives out is particularly unfriendly and
> unhelpful. It looks like this:
> cc-mode.el:2591:4: Warning: `easy-menu-add' is an obsolete function
> (as of 28.1); use `ignore' instead.
> Use `ignore' instead?
easy-menu-add was an alias of 'ignore' since 4 years ago. How come
it is suddenly an issue what it is compiled to? Are you sure the
issue isn't the obsolescence warning itself? that was indeed added
> Why have we not followed the normal procedure here, by marking the
> function as obsolete, yet leaving it working, for one or two major
> versions, and only then removing it?
It wasn't removed, so the procedure followed here is indeed our usual
Re: Yikes! easy-menu-add is suddenly compiled to `ignore', without any warning.,
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