Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 603192
cl module pre-loaded in i686 Emacs but not in x86_64 (or in other distributions)
Last modified: 2013-03-03 18:01:27 EST
Description of problem:
The search function, part of cl-seq
(/usr/share/emacs/23.2/lisp/emacs-lisp/cl-seq.elc from emacs-common)
works in the i686 build but not in x86_64.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start emacs
2. M-x ielm
3. (describe-function 'search)
4. Try (search "foo" "bar") and (search "foo" "darfur")
#3 and both cases of #4 return
*** Eval error *** Symbol's function definition is void: search
#3 -> in new frame:
search is a compiled Lisp function.
(search SEQ1 SEQ2 [KEYWORD VALUE]...)
#4 -> first example: nil; second example: 3
Note: this is still the case in 23.2-4, which is the latest Koji build for F-13
So I guess this is not really urgent, as there are two workarounds:
1. (require 'cl)
2. Use string-match-p instead of search
on openSUSE 11.1 (both precompiled 22.3 and self-compiled 23.2) the Fedora x86_64 behavior is reproducible; only on Fedora 13 i686 is 'cl pre-loaded (somewhere in the site-wide file, as starting with --no-site-file reproduces the behavior of the other distributions).
The odd thing is, the Emacs packages I have installed on the i686 machine are the same as the ones on x86_64:
$ rpm -qa emacs\* | sort
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