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Re: Reporting when keymapping stomped... best approach


From: Grant Rettke
Subject: Re: Reporting when keymapping stomped... best approach
Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:56:41 -0500

Thanks so much.

I'll check also if there is something good for a "local-set-key" check.
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On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Stefan Monnier
<address@hidden> wrote:
>> (defadvice global-set-key (before check-keymapping activate)
>>   (let ((key (ad-get-arg 0))
>>         (command (ad-get-arg 1)))
>>     (when command
>>       (warn (concat "Just stomped on a global keymapping bound to: "
>> command)))))
>
> This doesn't check whether the key was already bound.
> You'll probably prefer something like
>
>    (defadvice global-set-key (before check-keymapping activate)
>      (let* ((key (ad-get-arg 0))
>             (command (ad-get-arg 1))
>             (old (lookup-key global-map key)))
>        (when old
>          (message "Replacing %S with %S in global-map"
>                   old command))))
>
> and you'll probably also want to advise `define-key' similarly.
>
>
>         Stefan
>
>



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