[slime-devel] slime-search-property and xemacs

Raymond Toy toy.raymond at gmail.com
Thu Feb 10 15:01:39 UTC 2011

On 2/9/11 1:28 PM, Helmut Eller wrote:
> * Raymond Toy [2011-02-09 03:57] writes:
>> There's an issue with slime-search-property and xemacs.  In xemacs,
>> next-single-char-property-change returns nil if the property is not
>> found instead of the end of the object as in emacs.  This problem shows
>> up when you're using M-p/M-n to find the next compiler note/warning in
>> the source code.  We get an error about (goto-char nil) when the last
>> note is found.
> I can't reproduce this in Xemacs 21.4 (patch 22).  I see some oddness
> not reliably and never (goto-char nil).  Do you have an example?

Found the reason.  XEmacs 21.4 doesn't have
next-single-char-property-change, so slime defines it's own version.
XEmacs 21.5 has this, so slime uses the XEmacs version.

I will have to ask the xemacs guys if this is a bug in 21.5.


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