Help with GNU Emacs syntax.el and XEmacs buffer-syntactic-context et al?
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sun Jun 12 21:57:33 EDT 2011
Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
> But the syntax stuff and anything related to parse-partial-sexp is
> hairy. That code is not based on a real parser; it requires ugly
> heuristics like "defuns start with an open-paren-syntax character
> in column 0".
N.B. Alan Mackenzie over on emacs-devel is right now experiencing
Excedrin headache #31459 over performance problems in CC Mode related
to exactly that heuristic.
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