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bug#8174: 24.0.50; `replace-match' doesn't work right with propertized t
bug#8174: 24.0.50; `replace-match' doesn't work right with propertized text
Fri, 4 Mar 2011 21:05:32 -0800
> > (re-search-forward "tata")
> > (let* ((file "@@@@@")
> > (strg (apply #'propertize "AAAAAA"
> > `(display ,(image-dired-get-thumbnail-image file)
> > rear-nonsticky (display)))))
> > (replace-match strg))))
> First things first: (ignoring the lack of check that
> re-search-forward indeed succeeded)
The real code uses (when (re-search-forward... nil t)...).
> the only things allowed between the string match and
> the use of the match-data are a few Emacs primitives known to
> leave the match-data untouched. image-dired-get-thumbnail-image
> is not one of those primitives.
Yes, that's the problem here, so no bug. I was not expecting to need to wrap
the `(apply... )' in `save-match-data'. Usually I can pretty much tell when the
match data gets modified, but I guess I should have looked closer at