Commit a85fd6da authored by Alan Mackenzie's avatar Alan Mackenzie
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Amend several doc strings and comments.

parent 17abdd47
......@@ -11,6 +11,8 @@
* progmodes/cc-cmds.el (c-indent-region): (c-indent-region): Fix
previous patch so that the function works on one-line macros.
 
* progmodes/cc-engine.el: Amend several doc strings and comments.
2008-10-13 Dan Nicolaescu <dann@ics.uci.edu>
 
* vc-hooks.el (vc-stay-local): Add a new choice and default to it.
......@@ -221,8 +223,6 @@
 
2008-10-07 Alan Mackenzie <acm@muc.de>
 
* progmodes/cc-engine.el: Amend several doc strings and comments.
* progmodes/cc-cmds.el (c-indent-line-or-region): Fix so that
indenting a macro followed by blank lines doesn't backslash the
following non-blank line into the macro.
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......@@ -529,6 +529,10 @@ the previous one if already at the beginning of one. Only
statements/declarations on the same level are considered, i.e. don't
move into or out of sexps (not even normal expression parentheses).
If point is already at the earliest statment within braces or parens,
this function doesn't move back into any whitespace preceding it; it
returns 'same in this case.
Stop at statement continuation tokens like \"else\", \"catch\",
\"finally\" and the \"while\" in \"do ... while\" if the start point
is within the continuation. If starting at such a token, move to the
......@@ -548,12 +552,16 @@ of the content in the macro, i.e. the expression of an \"#if\" or the
start of the definition in a \"#define\". Also stop at start of
macros before leaving them.
Return 'label if stopped at a label, 'same if stopped at the beginning
of the current statement, 'up if stepped to a containing statement,
'previous if stepped to a preceding statement, 'beginning if stepped
from a statement continuation clause to its start clause, or 'macro if
stepped to a macro start. Note that 'same and not 'label is returned
if stopped at the same label without crossing the colon character.
Return:
'label if stopped at a label;
'same if stopped at the beginning of the current statement;
'up if stepped to a containing statement;
'previous if stepped to a preceding statement;
'beginning if stepped from a statement continuation clause to
its start clause; or
'macro if stepped to a macro start.
Note that 'same and not 'label is returned if stopped at the same
label without crossing the colon character.
LIM may be given to limit the search. If the search hits the limit,
point will be left at the closest following token, or at the start
......@@ -2509,7 +2517,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; Move to the beginning of the current token. Do not move if not
;; in the middle of one. BACK-LIMIT may be used to bound the
;; backward search; if given it's assumed to be at the boundary
;; between two tokens. Return non-nil if the point is move, nil
;; between two tokens. Return non-nil if the point is moved, nil
;; otherwise.
;;
;; This function might do hidden buffer changes.
......@@ -3319,7 +3327,7 @@ literal next to point is returned. \"Next to\" means there's only
spaces and tabs between point and the literal. The search for such a
literal is done first in forward direction. If NOT-IN-DELIMITER is
non-nil, the case when point is inside a starting delimiter won't be
recognized. This only has effect for comments, which have starting
recognized. This only has effect for comments which have starting
delimiters with more than one character.
Note that this function might do hidden buffer changes. See the
......@@ -3429,9 +3437,10 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(defun c-literal-type (range)
"Convenience function that given the result of `c-literal-limits',
returns nil or the type of literal that the range surrounds. It's
much faster than using `c-in-literal' and is intended to be used when
you need both the type of a literal and its limits.
returns nil or the type of literal that the range surrounds, one
of the symbols 'c, 'c++ or 'string. It's much faster than using
`c-in-literal' and is intended to be used when you need both the
type of a literal and its limits.
Note that this function might do hidden buffer changes. See the
comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
......@@ -3581,8 +3590,17 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(defun c-find-decl-spots (cfd-limit cfd-decl-re cfd-face-checklist cfd-fun)
;; Call CFD-FUN for each possible spot for a declaration, cast or
;; label from the point to CFD-LIMIT. Such a spot is:
;; label from the point to CFD-LIMIT.
;;
;; CFD-FUN is called with point at the start of the spot. It's
;; passed two arguments: The first is the end position of the token
;; preceding the spot, or 0 for the implicit match at bob. The
;; second is a flag that is t when the match is inside a macro. If
;; CFD-FUN adds `c-decl-end' properties somewhere below the current
;; spot, it should return non-nil to ensure that the next search
;; will find them.
;;
;; Such a spot is:
;; o The first token after bob.
;; o The first token after the end of submatch 1 in
;; `c-decl-prefix-or-start-re' when that submatch matches.
......@@ -3602,14 +3620,6 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; outside it. It's to avoid this work that the CFD-DECL-RE and
;; CFD-FACE-CHECKLIST checks exist.
;;
;; CFD-FUN is called with point at the start of the spot. It's
;; passed two arguments: The first is the end position of the token
;; preceding the spot, or 0 for the implicit match at bob. The
;; second is a flag that is t when the match is inside a macro. If
;; CFD-FUN adds `c-decl-end' properties somewhere below the current
;; spot, it should return non-nil to ensure that the next search
;; will find them.
;;
;; The spots are visited approximately in order from top to bottom.
;; It's however the positions where `c-decl-prefix-or-start-re'
;; matches and where `c-decl-end' properties are found that are in
......@@ -5139,7 +5149,8 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; inside a function declaration arglist).
;; '<> In an angle bracket arglist.
;; 'arglist Some other type of arglist.
;; nil Some other context or unknown context.
;; nil Some other context or unknown context. Includes
;; within the parens of an if, for, ... construct.
;;
;; LAST-CAST-END is the first token after the closing paren of a
;; preceding cast, or nil if none is known. If
......@@ -5487,6 +5498,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
at-decl-or-cast
(catch 'at-decl-or-cast
;; CASE 1
(when (> paren-depth 0)
;; Encountered something inside parens that isn't matched by
;; the `c-type-decl-*' regexps, so it's not a type decl
......@@ -5510,6 +5522,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(if got-identifier
(progn
;; CASE 2
(when (and (or at-type maybe-typeless)
(not (or got-prefix got-parens)))
;; Got another identifier directly after the type, so it's a
......@@ -5536,6 +5549,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(if backup-at-type
(progn
;; CASE 3
(when (= (point) start)
;; Got a plain list of identifiers. If a colon follows it's
;; a valid label. Otherwise the last one probably is the
......@@ -5548,6 +5562,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(setq backup-if-not-cast t)
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t)))
;; CASE 4
(when (and got-suffix
(not got-prefix)
(not got-parens))
......@@ -5558,6 +5573,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(setq backup-if-not-cast t)
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t)))
;; CASE 5
(when (eq at-type t)
;; If the type is known we know that there can't be any
;; identifier somewhere else, and it's only in declarations in
......@@ -5567,6 +5583,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(when (= (point) start)
;; Only got a single identifier (parsed as a type so far).
;; CASE 6
(if (and
;; Check that the identifier isn't at the start of an
;; expression.
......@@ -5587,6 +5604,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; constants in C++.
(memq at-type '(known found)))))
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t)
;; CASE 7
;; Can't be a valid declaration or cast, but if we've found a
;; specifier it can't be anything else either, so treat it as
;; an invalid/unfinished declaration or cast.
......@@ -5620,7 +5638,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(c-fdoc-shift-type-backward)
;; Still no identifier.
;; CASE 8
(when (and got-prefix (or got-parens got-suffix))
;; Require `got-prefix' together with either `got-parens' or
;; `got-suffix' to recognize it as an abstract declarator:
......@@ -5633,6 +5651,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; the point when the fontification was invoked.
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t))
;; CASE 9
(when (and at-type
(not got-prefix)
(not got-parens)
......@@ -5643,11 +5662,13 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; instantiation expression).
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast nil))))
;; CASE 10
(when at-decl-or-cast
;; By now we've located the type in the declaration that we know
;; we're in.
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t))
;; CASE 11
(when (and got-identifier
(not context)
(looking-at c-after-suffixed-type-decl-key)
......@@ -5666,6 +5687,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; A declaration according to `c-after-suffixed-type-decl-key'.
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t))
;; CASE 12
(when (and (or got-prefix (not got-parens))
(memq at-type '(t known)))
;; It's a declaration if a known type precedes it and it can't be a
......@@ -5696,11 +5718,13 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; Below are tests that only should be applied when we're certain to
;; not have parsed halfway through an expression.
;; CASE 14
(when (memq at-type '(t known))
;; The expression starts with a known type so treat it as a
;; declaration.
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t))
;; CASE 15
(when (and (c-major-mode-is 'c++-mode)
;; In C++ we check if the identifier is a known type, since
;; (con|de)structors use the class name as identifier.
......@@ -5734,6 +5758,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(if got-identifier
(progn
;; CASE 16
(when (and got-prefix-before-parens
at-type
(or at-decl-end (looking-at "=[^=]"))
......@@ -5746,6 +5771,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; be a function call.
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t))
;; CASE 17
(when (and (or got-suffix-after-parens
(looking-at "=[^=]"))
(eq at-type 'found)
......@@ -5756,6 +5782,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; somewhere else (if it's a known type we won't get here).
(throw 'at-decl-or-cast t)))
;; CASE 18
(when (and context
(or got-prefix
(and (eq context 'decl)
......@@ -6245,10 +6272,14 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
(looking-at c-opt-asm-stmt-key))))
(defun c-at-toplevel-p ()
"Return a determination as to whether point is at the `top-level'.
Being at the top-level means that point is either outside any
enclosing block (such function definition), or only inside a class,
namespace or other block that contains another declaration level.
"Return a determination as to whether point is \"at the top level\".
Informally, \"at the top level\" is anywhere where you can write
a function.
More precisely, being at the top-level means that point is either
outside any enclosing block (such as a function definition), or
directly inside a class, namespace or other block that contains
another declaration level.
If point is not at the top-level (e.g. it is inside a method
definition), then nil is returned. Otherwise, if point is at a
......@@ -8178,7 +8209,7 @@ comment at the start of cc-engine.el for more info."
;; member init list continuation, or a template argument
;; list continuation.
((save-excursion
;; Note: We use the fact that lim always is after any
;; Note: We use the fact that lim is always after any
;; preceding brace sexp.
(if c-recognize-<>-arglists
(while (and
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