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Re: Search for an entry expands parent

From: Nick Dokos
Subject: Re: Search for an entry expands parent
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 2020 10:33:30 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Gt Uit <gt3uit@yandex.com> writes:

> 18.07.2020, 18:48, "Kyle Meyer" <kyle@kyleam.com>:
>     Gt Uit writes:
>          Updates since my last email:
>          - Sometimes the first C-s yields intended result (minimal), with
>          subsequent C-s searches expanding all entries.
>          - I tried on Emacs 28.0.50 and am getting the same results.
>          - I tried with emacs -Q and isearch minimal behaves properly!
>          - I tried a live distribution (Linux Mint 20 Ulyana, same
>          distribution I am currently using) and isearch minimal behaves
>          properly.
>          - I tried the following without any success:
>          + Remove all emacs related packages and reinstall emacs (via apt)
>          + Install emacs from snap.
>          Now that I have narrowed down the bug to be something local to my
>          current installation please advise on how to debug/resolve.
>     Something that might give you a clue about what's going on is stepping
>     through org-show-set-visibility, comparing what happens when it works as
>     expected and what happens when it doesn't. If you haven't used Edebug
>     before, take a look at its node in the Elisp manual:
>     (info "(elisp)Edebug")
> Thanks for pointing me to Edebug, a tremendously useful tool.
> I got the following:
>  - Executed:
>    + M-x find-function org-show-set-visibility
>    + C-u C-M-x (edebug-defun)
>  - The first time I launch emacs, the function org-show-set-visibility is
>    called and I can step through the code via Edebug

Typing "d" at this point should give you a stack trace, so you can figure out
who called it.

> - Subsequent calls do not invoke org-show-set-visibility
> I didn't mention earlier that I got this bug after upgrading from Linux
> Mint 19.3 to Linux Mint 20.
> Can you please point me to what to further debug, in particular function
> that is called before org-show-set-visibility.
> Gt Uit


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