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Re: [O] Adding information to tangled code regarding org-source

From: Ken Mankoff
Subject: Re: [O] Adding information to tangled code regarding org-source
Date: Tue, 03 May 2016 21:23:49 -0400
User-agent: mu4e 0.9.17; emacs 24.5.1

How about ":comments link" header arg?



On 2016-05-03 at 17:33, Ethan Ligon <address@hidden> wrote:
> When one exports from org to, say, latex the resulting *.tex file
> includes a comment at the top indicating the time of creation. This is
> useful in part because it lets the user know that the *.tex file isn't
> the original source.
> The  same isn't true of tangled code from a source block, and I've been  
> repeatedly bitten by editing a file of  python code that was tangled from a 
> source org file.
> I'd like to deal with  this by making tangle emit a comment with 
> information about the org-source file.  The :prologue header argument is 
> well suited to this; e.g.,
> #+begin_src  python :tangle /tmp/test.py :prologue (format "# Tangled from 
> %s on %s" (buffer-file-name) (current-time-string))
> print "Hello, world!"
> #+end_src
> produces what one would want.
> I'd like to make this header argument be applied automatically.  The 
> variable org-babel-default-header-args looks like just the ticket, but  my 
> lame efforts to write the necessary emacs-lisp aren't working:
> #+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp
> (add-to-list 'org-babel-default-header-args:python
>                   '((:prologue . (format "# Tangled from %s on %s" (buffer-
> file-name) (current-time-string)))))
> What am I doing wrong?
> Thanks for any help,
> -Ethan

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