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bug#37540: [PATCH] Wishlist: Allow edebug-specs to signal arbitrary erro
bug#37540: [PATCH] Wishlist: Allow edebug-specs to signal arbitrary error strings on syntax errors in macros.
Thu, 16 Jan 2020 20:57:03 +0000
On Thu, Jan 16, 2020 at 15:47:44 +0100, Stefan Kangas wrote:
> Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Date: Sat, 28 Sep 2019 12:30:34 +0000
> >> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> >> The following patch implements an &error mechanism in edebug.el, and
> >> illustrates its use in the case which motivated it.
> >> Any objections to committing this patch (together with the needed
> >> amendments to documentation and NEWS)?
> > Please wait with such changes until the emacs-27 branch is cut (which
> > should happen soon, I hope). I don't want to risk destabilizing Emacs
> > 27 with potentially risky low-level changes, more than it already is.
> Now that the emacs-27 branch is cut, perhaps it is time to look into
> this again?
Indeed, I posted a post on this bug just on Tuesday. It has not yet
attracted much feedback. I suppose it is a particularly arcane topic,
but such an &error feature would enable me to tidy up the edebug-spec for
> Best regards,
> Stefan Kangas
Alan Mackenzie (Nuremberg, Germany).