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Re: [elpa] externals/org ec6d1df 2/2: lisp/ox.el (org-export-to-file): D
Re: [elpa] externals/org ec6d1df 2/2: lisp/ox.el (org-export-to-file): Don't load the major mode
Mon, 03 May 2021 14:33:16 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)
> Prior to this, when `org-export-to-file' was called it activated the
> major mode for that file type based on `auto-mode-alist'. This can be
> mildly annoying in various ways as loading the major mode (1) makes
> the export take longer, (2) can produce unwanted "noise" while
> initialising, namely warnings and errors related to the mode itself,
> (3) can produce spurious files like an .auctex-auto folder. By
> locally binding `auto-mode-alist' to nil, all of these undesirable
> behaviours can be avoided.
Hmm... modes don't set themselves unless we ask for it (e.g. by using
`file-find-noselect` instead of `insert-file-contents`), so maybe
a better option is to change the code that causes the major modes to be
set so that it doesn't happen?
Binding `auto-mode-alist` to nil is not the end of the world, but it's
a kind of ugly hack and inevitably comes with undesirable side-effects
(e.g. any ELisp package that happens to be loaded during this time and
whose initialization code adds/removes entries from `auto-mode-alist`
will be affected).
- Re: [elpa] externals/org ec6d1df 2/2: lisp/ox.el (org-export-to-file): Don't load the major mode,
Stefan Monnier <=