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Re: Compile issues

From: Dave Love
Subject: Re: Compile issues
Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 12:37:43 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Daniel Pfeiffer) writes:

> The easy way out, (setq compilation-environment '("LANG=C")), is
> hardly compatible with the goals of internationalization.

Setting LANG is wrong -- use LC_MESSAGES.  In the current situation,
`compilation-environment' should be customized with a default that

> I myself have verified and completed maybe at most one third of what
> is there.  For the rest I just believed the old mode and its
> comments.

Well I commented on (the English versions of) the cases I noticed.  I
don't know what `verified' might mean here.

>> >> If you tell us what the user does,
>> > Types C-c C-k and then C-x `.
> Which is fixed, so how long are you going to discuss last weeks
> errors.

I said I used `next-error' with the development code.  I see no
evidence this was fixed last week, e.g. what I just sent to Stefan.
I'm fed up with this sort of treatment when reporting Emacs problems,
and I've had enough of this exchange.

> Luckily only power users need to get into the internals.

That probably fits with how I view people who call themselves `power

On the other hand, I want to be able to use `compilation-minor-mode'
and customize its behaviour through a documented interface.  I want to
be able to do this in code which can cleanly use the released versions
of compile.el too.

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