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bug#23313: 25.0.92; CC Mode not recognizing function declarations that r


From: Mohammed Sadik
Subject: bug#23313: 25.0.92; CC Mode not recognizing function declarations that returns pointer to custom type
Date: Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:32:32 +0530

On 4/25/16, Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> wrote:

>> I hope this patch is commited to emacs-25 branch too.
>
> Sadly, no.  The Emacs-25 pretest is at a very late stage (John Wiegley,
> the maintainer is hoping to release in July, I think), and only fixes
> for particularly nasty/urgent/high impact bugs are being accepted now.
> In all honesty, this isn't such a bug - people have been living with it
> for a very long time (over 10 years, possibly 20), and it doesn't impede
> the use of CC Mode all that much, annoying though it is.  I know that
> John would reject my request if I asked to merge it into the emacs-25
> branch.
>
> So, sorry about that too.  What I suggest you do is to keep the patch
> (even though it doesn't apply cleanly), and when you upgrade to Emacs 25
> in the (northern hemisphere) summer, apply the patch and rebuild.  At
> least that way your own copy will run with the bug fixed.
>

Its OK. I understand how important stability is, the very same reason why I love
Debian GNU/Linux (+ its a community centered free software).
I think this bug can be closed.

Hope you won't forget your patch in
http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/bugreport.cgi?bug=23308

Thank you.

> --
> Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).
>





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