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Re: How to quit?

From: Robert Thorpe
Subject: Re: How to quit?
Date: Thu, 26 Feb 2015 01:29:23 +0000

Marcin Borkowski <address@hidden> writes:

> OK, so I have a problem, and it doesn't show up when I do emacs -Q.  So
> I take a deep breath and bisect my 900-line init.el...
> In LaTeX, however, when I have some weird problem, I can put \endinput
> in a file, and everything past that is ignored.  Is there anything like
> that in Elisp?

Yes, if you quote a lot of code then it becomes data, data in the
top-level of a file is just thrown away.  So, the equivalent of
\endinput is:


Then, at the very end of the file put:


It can be useful to use the word "quote" which is equivalent, since this
isn't done in normal programming so it sticks out.  In that case begin


Of course, parenthesis must balance in the blocks commented out for this
to work.  "(top-level)" can be used in init files but not in other code.

Robert Thorpe

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