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Re: File mode specification error: (invalid-regexp "Invalid regular expr


From: Pascal J. Bourguignon
Subject: Re: File mode specification error: (invalid-regexp "Invalid regular expression")
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2008 18:50:03 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Roberto Bernetti <address@hidden> writes:
> I get the following error loading any file i the previous list:
>
> File mode specification error: (invalid-regexp "Invalid regular expression")
> [...] for the string:
> (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\_dbg$" . makefile-mode))

_ is no special character for regular expressions. You don't need to escape it.

  (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("_dbg$" . makefile-mode))

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