"Stephen J. Turnbull" wrote:
> next episode of my "Syntax highlighting turned off on
> startup" saga: I've accidentally discovered that (say)
> cperl-mode.el *does* color the buffer opened as the first
> programming-language buffer since starting xemacs, *if*
> there isn't any cperl-mode.elc . I wouldn't call it a
> solution, but certainly it's a viable work-around...
Have you verified that's the issue by recompiling cperl-mode and
discovering that now it doesn't work any more? This smells a
Well, not until
you asked, but I've recompiled cperl-mode.el now
(with byte-compile-file) and got the symptom back.
lot like a build problem somewhere that the elcs do not properly
I don't think so. When I upgrade a package, it's recompiled
automatically after download, right? That never helped...