From: Stefan Kangas <firstname.lastname@example.org> To: Alan Mackenzie <email@example.com> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: Yikes! easy-menu-add is suddenly compiled to `ignore', without any warning. Date: Wed, 7 Apr 2021 07:43:01 -0500 [thread overview] Message-ID: <CADwFkmm8Vk06J4xzPjpsmrBb2xP91MFve9ajdYeBP0GE=J8Ejg@mail.gmail.com> (raw) In-Reply-To: <YG2eW2GpWnXRA5t9@ACM> Hi Alan, Alan Mackenzie <email@example.com> writes: > First of all, sorry for being so strident in my opening post. I now > understand what's happening. No worries, I'm just happy we could clarify the situation. I think this is just an example of the kind of confusion that these compatibility shims can sometimes cause. >> > The warning message Emacs 28.1 gives out is particularly unfriendly and >> > unhelpful. It looks like this: > >> > cc-mode.el:2591:4: Warning: `easy-menu-add' is an obsolete function >> > (as of 28.1); use `ignore' instead. > >> Yes, we could improve that message. > >> Perhaps it could say: "it is not needed, so just remove it". > > Maybe it could say something like "which was always a no-op in Emacs", > thus reassuring maintainers that they needn't worry about lost menu > functionality. I have now done this on master (commit 43984d72b0). Feel free to tweak the message if you see a way to make it even more clear.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2021-04-07 12:43 UTC|newest] Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top 2021-04-07 9:29 Alan Mackenzie 2021-04-07 10:06 ` Stefan Kangas 2021-04-07 11:24 ` Ulrich Mueller 2021-04-07 11:37 ` Eli Zaretskii 2021-04-07 14:14 ` Ulrich Mueller 2021-04-07 14:24 ` Eli Zaretskii 2021-04-07 14:30 ` XEmacs compatibility (was: Yikes! easy-menu-add is suddenly compiled to `ignore', without any warning) Stefan Monnier 2021-04-07 11:58 ` Yikes! easy-menu-add is suddenly compiled to `ignore', without any warning Alan Mackenzie 2021-04-07 12:43 ` Stefan Kangas [this message] 2021-04-07 11:41 ` Eli Zaretskii 2021-04-07 12:32 ` Alan Mackenzie
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