compression of documentation files

G. Milde g.milde at
Fri Sep 30 06:52:43 UTC 2005

On 29.09.05, Jörg Sommer wrote:
> G. Milde schrieb am Thu 29. Sep, 15:39 (+0200):
> > On 29.09.05, Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
> jed_funs.txt do not exists. It's a typo of mine.
> Does someone know, what slangfun.txt should be? I think it is a old
> version of /u/s/d/slang1/slangfun.txt -- older than 1.4.9dbs-8. Because
> libslang2 ships a more up to date version and libslang2 is the better
> place to search for documentation of slang functions, we should not ship
> it anymore.

Agreed. (However, I'll tell libslang2 maintainers that it would be nice to
unzip slangfun.txt.gz.)
> > However, there is an issue with closing such files: currently the unzipped
> > buffer is marked as changed, so it will not close nicely (but ask for
> > saving). Worse: pressing "q" (close in most mode) will set the mode to
> > "text" instead of closing (I do not have any clue why).
> ,----[ ]---
> |define most_exit_most ()
> |{
> |...
> |    !if (buffer_modified ())
> |      delbuf (whatbuf ());
> `----

That a modified buffer will not be closed is something I expected. The
strange thing is that it is set to text-mode!

  define most_exit_most ()
     variable flags;
     most_edit ();    % (sic!)

> > So we can either leave all doc files uncompressed (as in your patch), or fix
> > the on-the-fly unzipping patch (Joerg?)
> Second one. Done.

Thanks a lot.



> BTW: @Günter, please do not send discussion emails to the commit list. Do
> a followup to the -devel list.

Sorry, I just hit the list-reply button but now I will look more carefully.


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