Commit 6807d8ca authored by Chong Yidong's avatar Chong Yidong
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Update comment (from Kevin Ryde).

parent 77437343
......@@ -234,11 +234,19 @@ of[ \t]+\"?\\([a-zA-Z]?:?[^\":\n]+\\)\"?:" 3 2 nil (1))
(2 (compilation-face '(3))))
(gnu
;; I have no idea what this first line is supposed to match, but it
;; makes things ambiguous with output such as "foo:344:50:blabla" since
;; the "foo" part can match this first line (in which case the file
;; name as "344"). To avoid this, the second line disallows filenames
;; exclusively composed of digits. --Stef
;; The first line matches the program name for
;; PROGRAM:SOURCE-FILE-NAME:LINENO: MESSAGE
;; format, which is used for non-interactive programs other than
;; compilers (e.g. the "jade:" entry in compilation.txt).
;; This first line makes things ambiguous with output such as
;; "foo:344:50:blabla" since the "foo" part can match this first
;; line (in which case the file name as "344"). To avoid this,
;; the second line disallows filenames exclusively composed of
;; digits.
;; Similarly, we get lots of false positives with messages including
;; times of the form "HH:MM:SS" where MM is taken as a line number, so
;; the last line tries to rule out message where the info after the
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