[ESS] problems with help in the development version
spinuvit at gmail.com
Thu Sep 19 22:17:42 CEST 2013
Switch-to-buffer in Emacs 23 doesn't have the force argument. Hm ... we
will have to correct that.
>>> Rodney Sparapani on Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:33:05 -0500 wrote:
> On 09/19/2013 02:03 PM, Ross Boylan wrote:
>> Here's the trace
>> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (wrong-number-of-arguments switch-to-buffer 3)
>> (switch-to-buffer buff nil (quote force))
> This doesn't make sense to me. This must be coming from line 551
> of ess-help.el: (switch-to-buffer buff nil 'force)
> But, that is a totally valid use of switch-to-buffer. It is either
> an emacs bug or a problem with your installation...
> switch-to-buffer is an interactive compiled Lisp function in
> It is bound to C-x b, <menu-bar> <buffer> <select-named-buffer>.
> (switch-to-buffer BUFFER-OR-NAME &optional NORECORD FORCE-SAME-WINDOW)
> Display buffer BUFFER-OR-NAME in the selected window.
> WARNING: This is NOT the way to work on another buffer temporarily
> within a Lisp program! Use `set-buffer' instead. That avoids
> messing with the window-buffer correspondences.
> If the selected window cannot display the specified
> buffer (e.g. if it is a minibuffer window or strongly dedicated
> to another buffer), call `pop-to-buffer' to select the buffer in
> another window.
> If called interactively, read the buffer name using the
> minibuffer. The variable `confirm-nonexistent-file-or-buffer'
> determines whether to request confirmation before creating a new
> BUFFER-OR-NAME may be a buffer, a string (a buffer name), or nil.
> If BUFFER-OR-NAME is a string that does not identify an existing
> buffer, create a buffer with that name. If BUFFER-OR-NAME is
> nil, switch to the buffer returned by `other-buffer'.
> If optional argument NORECORD is non-nil, do not put the buffer
> at the front of the buffer list, and do not make the window
> displaying it the most recently selected one.
> If optional argument FORCE-SAME-WINDOW is non-nil, the buffer
> must be displayed in the selected window; if that is impossible,
> signal an error rather than calling `pop-to-buffer'.
> The option `switch-to-buffer-preserve-window-point' can be used
> to make the buffer appear at its last position in the selected
> Return the buffer switched to.
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