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Re: Bug#142608: emacs21: please apply flyspell patch from preview-latex


From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Bug#142608: emacs21: please apply flyspell patch from preview-latex package
Date: 14 Apr 2002 10:49:24 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2.50

address@hidden (Rob Browning) writes:

> A recent report suggests Emacs 21.2 may have a bug which interacts
> with the preview-latex package.  I've included the two Emacs patches
> provided by the preview-latex source below in case you haven't
> received them yet through other channels.
> 
> Please let me know if you'd like me to include these patches in the
> current Debian Emacs 21.2 package.
> 
> Thanks
> 
>   Agthorr <address@hidden> writes:
> 
>   > Package: emacs21
>   > Version: 21.2-1
>   > Severity: normal
>   > Tags: patch
>   >
>   > The preview-latex package uses the middle mouse button to toggle
>   > between previewing images and seeing the LaTeX code.  However, bugs in
>   > flyspell.el and mouse-drag.el cause the button to paste instead, if
>   > one is also using one of those packages (and I swear by flyspell :>).
>   > The preview-latex source package includes patches to fix these bugs.
>   > If you could please apply them, it'd be greatly appreciated!

These bugs have been reported, discussed with RMS and fixed in the
Emacs sources about half a year ago.  I do not have Emacs-21.2
available itself here, so cannot verify the state in the released
version.  If the patches apply cleanly (without complaining about
reverse patches, or inapplicable hunks), they are necessary for proper
interaction with preview-latex.

Please report back whether this is definitely so so that I might
adapt preview-latex documentation accordingly.  I would find it
appalling if this were the case, and the current preview-latex
documentation would be in error since it states that after version
21.1 the bugs are supposed to no longer exist.

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David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum
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