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Re: Incorrect byte compiler error/warning message positions. A possible
Re: Incorrect byte compiler error/warning message positions. A possible fix.
Mon, 15 Nov 2021 13:29:23 +0800
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.60 (gnu/linux)
Lars Ingebrigtsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> The byte compiler reports wrong source positions in its error and
>> warning messages; not every time, but perhaps most of the time. There
>> are currently at least six open bugs for this problem, e.g. bug #22288.
> In my experience, the vast majority of the warning messages point to the
> correct position. But, yes, it does sometimes give the wrong position.
I wouldn't say the "correct position", but somewhere close to the
It could be, for example, a few lines above where it should actually be,
when giving diagnostics for unused lexical bindings.
But it is usually close enough for people to quickly locate and solve