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Re: diff-yank-handler is evil

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: diff-yank-handler is evil
Date: 24 Mar 2004 14:49:31 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

>>> I wanted to paste a diff to an email.  To my great surprise the diff
>>> was corrupted whenever I yanked it.
>> Can you be more specific?
> Leading '+', '!' and '-' are stripped -- it's no longer a valid diff
> after yanking.  It's not useful to send someone a bogus diff.

Please give us an example.

>> BTW, C-x u will undo the munge if you don't want it.
> No.  Some of the damage is undone, but it's still corrupted.

That's definitely a bug I don't know about, so please show us an example.

I expect people on this list to know better than to send just some
nondescript text vaguely referring to "a problem" where things "don't work"
or are "corrupted".  Please go back and learn how to submit a proper
bug report.


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