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Re: add info about safe-local-variable to describe-variable

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: add info about safe-local-variable to describe-variable
Date: Mon, 08 May 2006 14:15:05 -0700

Reiner Steib <address@hidden> writes:

  > On Sat, Apr 29 2006, Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
  > > AFAIK to find out whether a variable is safe or not one has to read
  > > the source code. It would be nice to have describe-variable give this
  > > information. 
  > The output of `<f1> v TeX-master RET' now includes some byte-code:
  > ,----[ <f1> v TeX-master RET ]
  > | TeX-master is a variable defined in `tex.el'.
  > | Its value is nil
  > | 
  > | Automatically becomes buffer-local when set in any fashion.
  > | 
  > | This variable is safe to use as a file local variable only if its value
  > | satisfies the predicate `#[(x) [BYTE-CODE stripped] [x (t nil shared 
dwim)] 2]'.

I am not sure what to do in this situation. Should we print the
bytecode? A disassembly of the bytecode (not very useful)? 
Or nothing?


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