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Re: relative line numbers and folding: how to make they play along?


From: Filipe Silva
Subject: Re: relative line numbers and folding: how to make they play along?
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2016 00:43:45 -0300

Is there a way, from emacs -Q, of setting relative line numbers as shown
here?

https://cloud.githubusercontent.com/assets/8352747/16707876/4bd64c22-45b5-11e6-8d13-ae9c994cbb02.png





On Tue, Jul 12, 2016 at 1:51 AM, Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> > From: Filipe Silva <address@hidden>
> > Date: Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:11:45 -0300
> >
> > there was some discussion in spacemacs about the relative line number
> > behaviour in emacs:
> > https://github.com/syl20bnr/spacemacs/issues/6536
> >
> > In essence, currently relative line numbers in emacs are rendered useless
> > if folding is applied to the buffer.
>
> What are "relative line numbers" in Emacs?  I see nothing in these
> discussions that describes how (with what commands/packages) the line
> numbers were produced in Emacs.  So it's hard to tell anything
> intelligent about this issue.
>
> > One of the spacemacs maintainers specifically said: "I should note that
> due
> > to how folding and line numbers work in Emacs this would be nigh
> impossible
> > to fix."
> > I find that difficult to believe given how people in emacs community
> praise
> > about emacs infinite extensibility.
>
> The right place and way to discuss this is by filing a bug report with
> all the specifics, including a recipe for reproducing the issue,
> preferably starting from "emacs -Q".
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
>


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