|Summary:||xemacs-21.1.14-2 seems to have broken vm key bindings|
|Product:||[Retired] Red Hat Linux||Reporter:||Ronald Cole <ronald>|
|Component:||xemacs||Assignee:||Jens Petersen <petersen>|
|Status:||CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE||QA Contact:||Aaron Brown <abrown>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2002-09-23 20:07:20 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
Description Ronald Cole 2001-04-04 00:32:53 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper: User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.17-14smp i686) Under xemacs-21.1.12-3, running vm (M-x vm) and composing an email (m), C-c C-w runs the command "mail-signature". This is as expected. It results in the ~/.signature file being appended at the end of the buffer with a "\n-- " separator. Applying the errata xemacs-21.1.14-2, starting vm and composing an email, C-c C-w runs the command "insert-signature", which is wrong. It causes the ~/.signature file to be inserted at point instead of at the end of the buffer and doesn't insert the "\n-- " separator. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. xemacs 2. M-x vm 3. m 4. type some email in the body and move the point to the middle of the text 5. C-c C-w Actual Results: ~/.signature was inserted at point with no separator. Expected Results: ~/.signature should be appended to the end of the buffer, separated by "\n-- ".
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-04 15:54:23 UTC
That sounds more like "changed" than "a bug". If you're not happy with the new binding, I suggest you modify this in your local .emacs
Comment 2 Ronald Cole 2001-04-04 20:57:38 UTC
But why would RedHat fiddle with the XEmacs distribution? And why would RedHat not document such a change?
Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-04 21:03:04 UTC
We didn't change this, we just included the newest lisp bundle which it seems upgraded this subpackage, the new subpackaging having this new keybinding. We don't document the changes at the package level unless we do it ourselves.
Comment 4 Ronald Cole 2001-04-04 22:28:11 UTC
No, the vm-6.75 in the errata does not have that "new keybinding". Look at the elisp yourself. Perhaps another package in the bundle you've included is clobbering that key binding, since your suggestion of setting it myself in my .emacs: (require 'sendmail) (define-key mail-mode-map "\C-c\C-w" 'mail-signature) didn't work around your "feature". I still consider this a bug.
Comment 5 Ronald Cole 2001-04-17 22:00:53 UTC
Ok, I found the problem. You *did* fiddle with the XEmacs distribution by introducing the package "Wanderlust". I note that "Wanderlust" isn't listed in the file /usr/share/xemacs-21.1.14/etc/package-index.LATEST.pgp. The file /usr/lib/xemacs/xemacs-packages/lisp/site-start.d/wl-init.el contains the line (load "mime-setup"), which it gets from the "tm" package. Unfortunately, "tm" and "vm" don't get along here. Also, unfortunate is that RedHat didn't heed the Wanderlust MIME module suggestions on their web site <http://www.gohome.org/wl/>, where they say: "Before installing Wanderlust, please install either of the following MIME modules. SEMI is recommended because it's more functional." I haven't tested installing SEMI, but removing wl-init.el from site-start.d solves the problem. I suggest removing Wanderlust from the .rpm until such time as it's listed as an offical XEmacs package in package-index.LATEST.pgp.
Comment 6 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-17 22:13:05 UTC
Semi is included in the package as well. Nakai, you added wl - please fix it not to disrupt non-Japanese packages.
Comment 7 Ronald Cole 2001-04-17 22:39:20 UTC
No, semi is not included: $ ls -l xemacs* -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 20247307 Feb 7 13:28 xemacs-21.1.14-2.7.i386.rpm -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 8629561 Feb 7 13:29 xemacs-el-21.1.14-2.7.i386.rpm -rw-r--r-- 2 root root 1526587 Feb 7 13:31 xemacs-info-21.1.14-2.7.i386.rpm $ for i in xemacs*; do rpm -qpl $i | grep -i semi; done $
Comment 8 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-04-18 17:56:38 UTC
Sorry for that misunderstanding - it's part of the xemacs packages for 7.1, not the errata packages. It was merged after the errata release
Comment 9 Ronald Cole 2001-05-10 23:26:12 UTC
Ok, I've tried 7.1. Yes, it includes SEMI, but semi-init.el also loads mime-setup from the tm package. So removing both semi-init.el and wl-init.el fixed the problem in 7.1 for me.
Comment 10 Jens Petersen 2002-11-11 13:11:00 UTC
semi is now included in the separate wl package.