Commit 2b568bc9 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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Move iswitchb.el to obsolete/


* lisp/obsolete/iswitchb.el: Move to obsolete/.

* lisp/simple.el (iswitchb-mode): Add manual autoloads to ease transition,
since obsolete/ is not scanned for autoloads.

* lisp/emacs-lisp/authors.el (authors-valid-file-names):
Add iswitchb.el.

* doc/emacs/ack.texi (Acknowledgments): No longer mention obsolete files.

* doc/misc/viper.texi (File and Buffer Handling): Prefer ido to iswitchb.

* etc/NEWS: Related edits.
parent e04d62b9
2014-02-07 Glenn Morris <>
* ack.texi (Acknowledgments): No longer mention obsolete files.
2014-02-02 Glenn Morris <>
* regs.texi (Registers): Mention previewing.
......@@ -52,10 +52,6 @@ files.
Michael Albinus wrote @file{dbus.el}, a package that implements the
D-Bus message bus protocol; @file{zeroconf.el}, a mode for browsing
Avahi services;
@c obsolete
@file{xesam.el}, a Xesam-based search engine interface;
@end ignore
and @file{secrets.el}, an interface to keyring daemons for
storing confidential data. He and Kai Großjohann wrote the Tramp package, which
provides transparent remote file editing using rcp, ssh, ftp, and
......@@ -307,8 +303,7 @@ to VC and the calendar.
Stephen Eglen wrote @file{mspools.el}, which tells you which Procmail
folders have mail waiting in them; and @file{iswitchb.el}, a feature
for incremental reading and completion of buffer names.
folders have mail waiting in them.
Torbjörn Einarsson wrote @file{f90.el}, a mode for Fortran 90 files.
......@@ -820,10 +815,6 @@ Common Lisp code; @file{ebuff-menu.el}, an ``electric'' browser for
buffer listings; @file{ehelp.el}, bindings for browsing help screens;
and @file{rfc822.el}, a parser for E-mail addresses in the RFC-822 format,
used in mail messages and news articles.
@c Obsolete since 24.4
; and @file{terminal.el}, a terminal emulator for Emacs subprocesses.
@end ignore
Gerd Möllmann was the Emacs maintainer from the beginning of Emacs 21
......@@ -1106,12 +1097,6 @@ Ronald S. Schnell wrote @file{dunnet.el}, a text adventure game.
Philippe Schnoebelen wrote @file{gomoku.el}, a Go Moku game played
against Emacs; and @file{mpuz.el}, a multiplication puzzle.
@c Removed in 24.1.
Rainer Schöpf contributed to Alpha and OSF1 support.
@end ignore
Jan Schormann wrote @file{solitaire.el}, an implementation of the
Solitaire game.
2014-02-07 Glenn Morris <>
* viper.texi (File and Buffer Handling): Prefer ido to iswitchb.
2014-02-06 Glenn Morris <>
* epa.texi (Mail-mode integration): Mention epa-mail-aliases.
......@@ -4064,7 +4064,7 @@ switch in another window. Buffer completion is supported.
The variable @var{viper-read-buffer-function} controls which function is
actually used to read the buffer name. The default is @code{read-buffer},
but better alternatives are also available in Emacs (e.g.,
@vindex @var{viper-read-buffer-function}
@item :B
Like @kbd{:b}, but the meaning of @var{ex-cycle-other-window} is reversed.
......@@ -906,11 +906,15 @@ are obsolete. Customize the `woman-*' faces instead.
** Obsolete packages
*** Iswitchb; use icomplete-mode.
*** iswitchb.el; use icomplete-mode.
*** longlines.el; use visual-line-mode.
*** meese.el.
*** sup-mouse.el.
......@@ -918,7 +922,7 @@ are obsolete. Customize the `woman-*' faces instead.
*** terminal.el; use term.el instead.
*** the old version of todo-mode.el (now renamed to otodo-mode.el).
*** the old version of todo-mode.el (renamed to otodo-mode.el).
*** xesam.el (owing to the cancellation of the XESAM project).
2014-02-07 Glenn Morris <>
* obsolete/iswitchb.el: Move to obsolete/.
* simple.el (iswitchb-mode): Add manual autoloads to ease transition,
since obsolete/ is not scanned for autoloads.
* emacs-lisp/authors.el (authors-valid-file-names):
Add iswitchb.el.
* obsolete/meese.el: Restore as obsolete (deleted 2014-01-11).
Disable now non-functional find-file-hook.
......@@ -626,7 +626,7 @@ Changes to files in this list are not listed.")
"meese.el" "iswitchb.el"
"mh-exec.el" "mh-init.el" "mh-customize.el"
"net/zone-mode.el" "xesam.el"
"term/mac-win.el" "sup-mouse.el"
......@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@
;; Author: Stephen Eglen <>
;; Maintainer: Stephen Eglen <>
;; Keywords: completion convenience
;; Obsolete-since: 24.4
;; This file is part of GNU Emacs.
......@@ -23,6 +24,8 @@
;;; Commentary:
;; This file is obsolete - use icomplete-mode or ido-mode instead.
;; Installation:
;; To get the functions in this package bound to keys, use
;; M-x iswitchb-mode or customize the option `iswitchb-mode'.
......@@ -1413,6 +1416,9 @@ See the variable `iswitchb-case' for details."
(isearch-no-upper-case-p iswitchb-text)
(isearch-no-upper-case-p iswitchb-text t))))
;; NB obsolete/ is not scanned for autoloads.
;; If you change any of the following doc, copy the changes to simple.el.
(define-minor-mode iswitchb-mode
"Toggle Iswitchb mode.
......@@ -1427,8 +1433,9 @@ between buffers using substrings. See `iswitchb' for details."
(add-hook 'minibuffer-setup-hook 'iswitchb-minibuffer-setup)
(remove-hook 'minibuffer-setup-hook 'iswitchb-minibuffer-setup)))
(make-obsolete 'iswitchb-mode
"use icomplete-mode or ido-mode instead" "24.4")
"use `icomplete-mode' or `ido-mode' instead." "24.4")
(provide 'iswitchb)
......@@ -7766,6 +7766,33 @@ contains the list of implementations currently supported for this command."
(message ,(format "No implementation selected for command `%s'"
;; This is here because files in obsolete/ are not scanned for autoloads.
(defvar iswitchb-mode nil "\
Non-nil if Iswitchb mode is enabled.
See the command `iswitchb-mode' for a description of this minor mode.
Setting this variable directly does not take effect;
either customize it (see the info node `Easy Customization')
or call the function `iswitchb-mode'.")
(custom-autoload 'iswitchb-mode "iswitchb" nil)
(autoload 'iswitchb-mode "iswitchb" "\
Toggle Iswitchb mode.
With a prefix argument ARG, enable Iswitchb mode if ARG is
positive, and disable it otherwise. If called from Lisp, enable
the mode if ARG is omitted or nil.
Iswitchb mode is a global minor mode that enables switching
between buffers using substrings. See `iswitchb' for details.
\(fn &optional ARG)" t nil)
(make-obsolete 'iswitchb-mode
"use `icomplete-mode' or `ido-mode' instead." "24.4")
(provide 'simple)
;;; simple.el ends here
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