Commit 43a847c0 authored by Vibhav Pant's avatar Vibhav Pant
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Fixes: debbugs:19335

* net/browse-url.el (browse-url-browser-function): Add "Conkeror".
(browse-url-conkeror-program, browse-url-conkeror-arguments)
(browse-url-conkeror-new-window-is-buffer): New defcustoms.
(browse-url-default-browser): Check for `browse-url-conkeror'
and call `browse-url-conkeror-program'.
(browse-url-conkeror): New command.

* etc/NEWS: Mention added support for Conkeror.
parent ab4e4cc9
......@@ -560,6 +560,10 @@ command line's password prompt.
*** The new built-in command `clear' can scroll window contents out of sight.
** Browse-url
*** browse-url now supports the Conkeror Web Browser.
** tar-mode: new `tar-new-entry' command, allowing for new members to
be added to the archive.
2015-03-16 Vibhav Pant <>
* net/browse-url.el (browse-url-browser-function): Add "Conkeror".
(browse-url-conkeror-program, browse-url-conkeror-arguments)
(browse-url-conkeror-new-window-is-buffer): New defcustoms.
(browse-url-default-browser): Check for `browse-url-conkeror'
and call `browse-url-conkeror-program'.
(browse-url-conkeror): New command.
2015-03-16 Vibhav Pant <>
* eshell/esh-mode.el (eshell/clear): New function.
......@@ -42,6 +42,7 @@
;; browse-url-netscape Netscape 1.1b1
;; browse-url-mosaic XMosaic/mMosaic <= 2.4
;; browse-url-cci XMosaic 2.5
;; browse-url-conkeror Conkeror Dont know
;; browse-url-w3 w3 0
;; browse-url-w3-gnudoit w3 remotely
;; browse-url-text-* Any text browser 0
......@@ -236,6 +237,7 @@ regexp should probably be \".\" to specify a default browser."
(function-item :tag "Netscape" :value browse-url-netscape)
(function-item :tag "Mosaic" :value browse-url-mosaic)
(function-item :tag "Mosaic using CCI" :value browse-url-cci)
(function-item :tag "Conkeror" :value browse-url-conkeror)
(function-item :tag "Text browser in an xterm window"
:value browse-url-text-xterm)
(function-item :tag "Text browser in an Emacs window"
......@@ -416,6 +418,13 @@ functionality is not available there."
:type 'boolean
:group 'browse-url)
(defcustom browse-url-conkeror-new-window-is-buffer nil
"Whether to open up new windows in a buffer or a new window.
If non-nill, then open the URL in a new buffer rather than a new window if
`browse-url-conkeror' is asked to open it in a new window"
:type 'boolean
:group 'browse-url)
(defcustom browse-url-galeon-new-window-is-tab nil
"Whether to open up new windows in a tab or a new window.
If non-nil, then open the URL in a new tab rather than a new window if
......@@ -462,6 +471,17 @@ commands reverses the effect of this variable. Requires Netscape version
:type 'string
:group 'browse-url)
(defcustom browse-url-conkeror-program "conkeror"
"The name by which to invoke Conkeror."
:type 'string
:version "25.1"
:group 'browse-url)
(defcustom browse-url-conkeror-arguments nil
"A list of strings to pass to Conkeror as arguments."
:type '(repeat (string :tag "Argument"))
:group 'browse-url)
(defcustom browse-url-filename-alist
`(("^/\\(ftp@\\|anonymous@\\)?\\([^:]+\\):/*" . "ftp://\\2/")
;; The above loses the username to avoid the browser prompting for
......@@ -936,6 +956,7 @@ used instead of `browse-url-new-window-flag'."
((executable-find browse-url-kde-program) 'browse-url-kde)
((executable-find browse-url-netscape-program) 'browse-url-netscape)
((executable-find browse-url-mosaic-program) 'browse-url-mosaic)
((executable-find browse-url-conkeror-program) 'browse-url-conkeror)
((executable-find browse-url-xterm-program) 'browse-url-text-xterm)
((locate-library "w3") 'browse-url-w3)
......@@ -1359,6 +1380,41 @@ used instead of `browse-url-new-window-flag'."
(process-send-string "browse-url" "disconnect\r\n")
(delete-process "browse-url"))
;; --- Conkeror ---
(defun browse-url-conkeror (url &optional new-window)
"Ask the Conkeror WWW browser to load URL.
Default to the URL around or before point. The strings in the variable
`browse-url-conkeror-arguments' are also passed to Conkeror.
When called interactively, if variable `browse-url-new-window-flag'
is non-nil, load the document in a new Conkeror window, otherwise use a random
existing one. A non-nil interactive prefix argument reverses the effect of
If `browse-url-conkeror-new-window-is-buffer' then whenever a document would
otherwise be loaded in a new window, it is loaded in a new buffer in an existing
window instead.
When called non-interatively, optional second argument NEW-WINDOW is used instead of
(interactive (browse-url-interactive-arg "URL: "))
(setq url (browse-url-encode-url url))
(let* ((process-environment (browse-url-process-environment)))
(apply 'start-process (format "conkeror %s" url)
(format "load_url_in_new_%s('%s')"
(if (browse-url-maybe-new-window new-window)
(if browse-url-conkeror-new-window-is-buffer
;; --- W3 ---
;; External.
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