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Re: easy-menu: wrong-type-argument keymapp


From: Tim Johnson
Subject: Re: easy-menu: wrong-type-argument keymapp
Date: Sat, 28 May 2005 10:04:54 -0800
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* Drew Adams <address@hidden> [050528 08:29]:
>      GNU Emacs 21.2.1 (i686-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
>      I haven't tried Emacs-CVS, and would probably wait until
>      I finish switching over to a slackware 10 partition, as
>      I'm in the process of moving off of this RH partition.
> 
>      Looks like it is just the "file" path/menu that is creating
>      a problem.
> 
> Ah, File only - that rings a bell. I ran into this when trying to use a
> version of printing.el that fit with an older (mid 2004) version of Emacs.
 
  Understood. Version conflict. While I got you Drew, I would mention
  that when I try to use menu-bar+, I get a void variable error for
  menu-bar-last-search-type. I've not yet to find where that variable
  is defined......

  Thank you folks.
  tim

> I believe that the problem is the version of Emacs you are using and its fit
> with your code wrt the File option. At some point last year, they changed
> the internal name of the File option. Here is what Vinicius Latorre
> (printing.el author) wrote to me about that:
> 
>     I don't remember the exact date when Emacs changed the internal
>     name of File
>     option.  Some time ago the internal name was "files", but from
>     some date the
>     internal name was renamed to "file".  So, using v6.8.3 (the latest
>     printing) in
>     old Emacs gives the error above.  Also, using v6.8 (old
>     printing) in latest
>     Emacs gives the same error.  The internal name changing
>     happened in version
>     21.3.50 (I guess).
> 
> In sum, the library (code) that you use must fit the version of Emacs
> (easymenu).
> 
> HTH,
> 
>   Drew
> 
> 
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