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Re: Can one modify a variable definition in a major mode depending on bu
Re: Can one modify a variable definition in a major mode depending on buffer name?
Mon, 1 Aug 2016 20:35:53 -0500
On Monday, August 1, 2016, Michael Heerdegen <address@hidden>
> > > (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\.nqp\\'" . nqp-mode))
> > >
> > > (define-derived-mode nqp-mode perl-mode "NQP"
> > > "Major mode for NQP's subset of Perl 6."
> > > (setq-local the-var-i-need-to-change the-new-value))
> > Stefan, are those lines the entire contents of a "nqp-mode.el" file?
> [I'm not Stefan]
> Yes, that should exactly do what you want. It's more or less the
> canonical solution for your problem (do you miss anything?).
Thanks, Michael. The reason I asked if that was all is that often we see a
solution that is not exactly "cookbook" because it leaves out things that
make it complete. I have not tried it yet but will tomorrow.