Commit b7bd8478 authored by Glenn Morris's avatar Glenn Morris

* etc/PROBLEMS: Remove some more old information.

parent f995538b
......@@ -91,14 +91,7 @@ The solution is to uncompress all .el files which don't have a .elc
file.
Another possible reason for such failures is stale *.elc files
lurking somewhere on your load-path. The following command will
print any duplicate Lisp files that are present in load-path:
emacs -q -batch -f list-load-path-shadows
If this command prints any file names, some of these files are stale,
and should be deleted or their directories removed from your
load-path.
lurking somewhere on your load-path -- see the next section.
** Emacs prints an error at startup after upgrading from an earlier version.
......@@ -489,13 +482,7 @@ causes it.
else
{
** PSGML
*** Old versions of the PSGML package use the obsolete variables
`before-change-function' and `after-change-function', which are no
longer used by Emacs. Please use PSGML 1.2.3 or later.
*** PSGML conflicts with sgml-mode.
** PSGML conflicts with sgml-mode.
PSGML package uses the same names of some variables (like keymap)
as built-in sgml-mode.el because it was created as a replacement
......@@ -505,23 +492,6 @@ HTML page and then start to work with SGML or XML file. html-mode
(from sgml-mode.el) is used for HTML file and loading of psgml.el
(for sgml-mode or xml-mode) will cause an error.
*** Versions of the PSGML package earlier than 1.0.3 (stable) or 1.1.2
(alpha) fail to parse DTD files correctly in Emacs 20.3 and later.
Here is a patch for psgml-parse.el from PSGML 1.0.1 and, probably,
earlier versions.
--- psgml-parse.el 1998/08/21 19:18:18 1.1
+++ psgml-parse.el 1998/08/21 19:20:00
@@ -2383,7 +2383,7 @@ (defun sgml-push-to-entity (entity &opti
(setq sgml-buffer-parse-state nil))
(cond
((stringp entity) ; a file name
- (save-excursion (insert-file-contents entity))
+ (insert-file-contents entity)
(setq default-directory (file-name-directory entity)))
((consp (sgml-entity-text entity)) ; external id?
(let* ((extid (sgml-entity-text entity))
** PCL-CVS
*** Lines are not updated or new lines are added in the buffer upon commit.
......@@ -629,13 +599,6 @@ To work around the problem, you could either (a) set the variable
invoking `df'; (b) use `df' from the GNU Fileutils package; or
(c) use CVS, which is Free Software, instead of ClearCase.
*** The LDAP support rely on ldapsearch program from OpenLDAP version 2.
It can fail to work with ldapsearch program from OpenLDAP version 1.
Version 1 of OpenLDAP is now deprecated. If you are still using it,
please upgrade to version 2. As a temporary workaround, remove
argument "-x" from the variable `ldap-ldapsearch-args'.
*** ps-print commands fail to find prologue files ps-prin*.ps.
This can happen if you use an old version of X-Symbol package: it
......@@ -1365,15 +1328,6 @@ One cause of such problems is having (setq term-file-prefix nil) in
your .emacs file. Another cause is a bad value of EMACSLOADPATH in
the environment.
*** Emacs fails to get default settings from X Windows server.
The X library in X11R4 has a bug; it interchanges the 2nd and 3rd
arguments to XGetDefaults. Define the macro XBACKWARDS in config.h to
tell Emacs to compensate for this.
I don't believe there is any way Emacs can determine for itself
whether this problem is present on a given system.
*** X Windows doesn't work if DISPLAY uses a hostname.
People have reported kernel bugs in certain systems that cause Emacs
......@@ -1385,12 +1339,6 @@ You may be able to compensate for the bug by doing (set-input-mode nil nil).
However, that has the disadvantage of turning off interrupts, so that
you are unable to quit out of a Lisp program by typing C-g.
The easy way to do this is to put
(setq x-sigio-bug t)
in your site-init.el file.
*** Prevent double pastes in X
The problem: a region, such as a command, is pasted twice when you copy
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