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Re: Help with font-lock-add-keywords

From: Marcin Borkowski
Subject: Re: Help with font-lock-add-keywords
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 15:52:06 +0100

On 2015-03-13, at 15:37, Drew Adams <> wrote:

>> Emacs tried to evaluate the unquoted (and undefined) symbol in the midst
>> of fontifying, so there as an error and the fontifying routine crashed.
>> (Just my suspicion, but seems reasonable.)
> In general, errors that occur during font locking are swallowed, on
> purpose.  Font lock is pretty much an invisible, background genie that
> does its thing whenever it feels like it, independently of what else
> you might think is going on.
> It would generally be inappropriate for such an error to be raised,
> so font lock just gives up at that point, instead of raising it.

Of course.  Still, this seems to explain the behavior I saw.


Marcin Borkowski
Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Adam Mickiewicz University

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