Commit 2d3ba9e7 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris
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* variables.texi (File Local Variables): More hack-local-variables details.

parent fc6c2727
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* variables.texi (File Local Variables):
Update hack-local-variables `mode-only' return value.
Add some more details on what this function does in the other case.
2011-05-19 Glenn Morris <>
......@@ -1670,7 +1670,10 @@ This function works by walking the alist stored in
@code{file-local-variables-alist} and applying each local variable in
turn. It calls @code{before-hack-local-variables-hook} and
@code{hack-local-variables-hook} before and after applying the
variables, respectively.
variables, respectively. It only calls the before-hook if the alist
is non-@code{nil}; it always calls the other hook. This
function ignores a @samp{mode} element if it specifies the same major
mode as the buffer already has.
If the optional argument @var{mode-only} is non-@code{nil}, then all
this function does is return a symbol specifying the major mode,
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