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Re: Emacs (nowindows) get confused about line display


From: Emanuel Berg
Subject: Re: Emacs (nowindows) get confused about line display
Date: Sat, 21 May 2016 04:36:54 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4 (gnu/linux)

"David M. Karr" <address@hidden>
writes:

> That gave me the idea to run "emacs -q", and
> that does provide a clue. The display is fine
> after that, but when I load my .emacs after
> the fact (eval-current-buffer), it's then
> messed up. Before I do a binary search to
> narrow down what initially creates the
> symptom, are there any other guidelines for
> narrowing down something like this?

Well, probably not. Binary search is a brute
force method that is rather the opposite of
educated heuristics.

Here are some thoughts on binary search and
Emacs:

    
http://user.it.uu.se/~embe8573/blogomatic/emacs/binary-search-to-find-bugs-in-emacs-init-files.html

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