Commit 4d97e1a9 authored by Philipp Stephani's avatar Philipp Stephani

Export major version of latest Emacs supported by emacs-module.h.

This is useful if module authors want to support multiple versions of

* (emacs_major_version): Define substitution.

* src/ (EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION): Define macro.

* doc/lispref/internals.texi (Module Initialization): Document
EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION preprocessor macro.

* test/data/emacs-module/mod-test.c (emacs_module_init): Verify
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......@@ -3697,6 +3697,8 @@ AC_SUBST_FILE([module_env_snippet_27])
### Use -lpng if available, unless '--with-png=no'.
......@@ -1191,6 +1191,17 @@ grow with new Emacs releases. Given the version of Emacs, the module
can use only the parts of the module @acronym{API} that existed in
that version, since those parts are identical in later versions.
@file{emacs-module.h} defines a preprocessor macro
@code{EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION}. It expands to an integer literal which is
the latest major version of Emacs supported by the header.
@xref{Version Info}. Note that the value of
@code{EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION} is a compile-time constant and does not
represent the version of Emacs that is currently running and has
loaded your module. If you want your module to be compatible with
various versions of @file{emacs-module.h} as well as various versions
of Emacs, you can use conditional compilation based on
We recommend that modules always perform the compatibility
verification, unless they do their job entirely in the initialization
function, and don't access any Lisp objects or use any Emacs functions
......@@ -1933,6 +1933,9 @@ convert between timespec structures and Emacs Lisp time values.
'extract_big_integer' to create and extract arbitrary-size integer
** emacs-module.h now defines a macro EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION that expands
to the major version of the latest Emacs supported by the header.
* Changes in Emacs 27.1 on Non-Free Operating Systems
......@@ -32,6 +32,8 @@ along with GNU Emacs. If not, see <>. */
#include <gmp.h>
#define EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION @emacs_major_version@
#if defined __cplusplus && __cplusplus >= 201103L
# define EMACS_NOEXCEPT noexcept
......@@ -445,6 +445,11 @@ bind_function (emacs_env *env, const char *name, emacs_value Sfun)
emacs_module_init (struct emacs_runtime *ert)
/* Check that EMACS_MAJOR_VERSION is defined and an integral
constant. */
assert (27 <= sizeof dummy);
if (ert->size < sizeof *ert)
fprintf (stderr, "Runtime size of runtime structure (%"pT" bytes) "
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