Commit c6d3650c authored by Lute Kamstra's avatar Lute Kamstra
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Commentary section cleanup.

(generic): Delete.
(generic-use-find-file-hook, generic-lines-to-scan)
(generic-find-file-regexp, generic-ignore-files-regexp)
(default-generic-mode, generic-mode-find-file-hook)
(generic-mode-ini-file-find-file-hook): Move to generic-x.el.
parent 9552bee8
......@@ -23,16 +23,11 @@
;; Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
;; Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
;; Purpose:
;; Meta-mode to create simple major modes
;; with basic comment and font-lock support
;;; Commentary:
;; Generic-mode is a meta-mode which can be used to define small modes
;; The macro `define-generic-mode' can be used to define small modes
;; which provide basic comment and font-lock support. These modes are
;; intended for the many configuration files and such which are too
;; small for a "real" mode, but still have a regular syntax, comment
......@@ -68,20 +63,9 @@
;; more than this, or you find yourself writing extensive customizations,
;; perhaps you should be writing a major mode instead!
;; To put a file into generic mode using local variables, use a line
;; like this in a Local Variables block:
;; mode: default-generic
;; Do NOT use "mode: generic"!
;; Use the `define-generic-mode' function to define new modes.
;; For example:
;; You can use `define-generic-mode' like this:
;; (define-generic-mode 'foo-generic-mode
;; (list ?%)
......@@ -90,35 +74,24 @@
;; (list "\\.FOO\\'")
;; (list 'foo-setup-function))
;; defines a new generic-mode `foo-generic-mode', which has '%' as a
;; to define a new generic-mode `foo-generic-mode', which has '%' as a
;; comment character, and "keyword" as a keyword. When files which
;; end in '.FOO' are loaded, Emacs will go into foo-generic-mode and
;; call foo-setup-function. You can also use the function
;; `foo-generic-mode' (which is interactive) to put a buffer into
;; foo-generic-mode.
;; Generic-mode provides a hook which automatically puts a file into
;; default-generic-mode if the first few lines of a file in
;; fundamental mode start with a hash comment character. To disable
;; this functionality, set the variable `generic-use-find-file-hook'
;; to nil BEFORE loading generic-mode. See the variables
;; `generic-lines-to-scan' and `generic-find-file-regexp' for
;; customization options.
;; Be careful that your font-lock definitions are correct. Getting
;; them wrong can cause Emacs to continually attempt to fontify! This
;; problem is not specific to generic-mode.
;; Credit for suggestions, brainstorming, help with debugging:
;; (Alfred Correira)
;; Extensive cleanup by:
;; Stefan Monnier (monnier+gnu/
;;; Code:
......@@ -137,47 +110,6 @@
Do not add entries to this list directly; use `define-generic-mode'
instead (which see).")
;; Customization Variables
(defgroup generic nil
"Define simple major modes with comment and font-lock support."
:prefix "generic-"
:group 'extensions)
(defcustom generic-use-find-file-hook t
"*If non-nil, add a hook to enter `default-generic-mode' automatically.
This is done if the first few lines of a file in fundamental mode
start with a hash comment character."
:group 'generic
:type 'boolean)
(defcustom generic-lines-to-scan 3
"*Number of lines that `generic-mode-find-file-hook' looks at.
Relevant when deciding whether to enter Default-Generic mode automatically.
This variable should be set to a small positive number."
:group 'generic
:type 'integer)
(defcustom generic-find-file-regexp "^#"
"*Regular expression used by `generic-mode-find-file-hook'.
Files in fundamental mode whose first few lines contain a match
for this regexp, should be put into Default-Generic mode instead.
The number of lines tested for the matches is specified by the
value of the variable `generic-lines-to-scan', which see."
:group 'generic
:type 'regexp)
(defcustom generic-ignore-files-regexp "[Tt][Aa][Gg][Ss]\\'"
"*Regular expression used by `generic-mode-find-file-hook'.
Files whose names match this regular expression should not be put
into Default-Generic mode, even if they have lines which match
the regexp in `generic-find-file-regexp'. If the value is nil,
`generic-mode-find-file-hook' does not check the file names."
:group 'generic
:type '(choice (const :tag "Don't check file names" nil) regexp))
;; Functions
......@@ -391,51 +323,6 @@ Some generic modes are defined in `generic-x.el'."
'((nil "^\\[\\(.*\\)\\]" 1))
imenu-case-fold-search t))
;; This generic mode is always defined
(define-generic-mode default-generic-mode (list ?#) nil nil nil nil :group 'generic)
;; A more general solution would allow us to enter generic-mode for
;; *any* comment character, but would require us to synthesize a new
;; generic-mode on the fly. I think this gives us most of what we
;; want.
(defun generic-mode-find-file-hook ()
"Hook function to enter Default-Generic mode automatically.
Done if the first few lines of a file in Fundamental mode start
with a match for the regexp in `generic-find-file-regexp', unless
the file's name matches the regexp which is the value of the
variable `generic-ignore-files-regexp'.
This hook will be installed if the variable
`generic-use-find-file-hook' is non-nil. The variable
`generic-lines-to-scan' determines the number of lines to look at."
(when (and (eq major-mode 'fundamental-mode)
(or (null generic-ignore-files-regexp)
(not (string-match
(file-name-sans-versions buffer-file-name)))))
(goto-char (point-min))
(when (re-search-forward generic-find-file-regexp
(forward-line generic-lines-to-scan)
(point)) t)
(goto-char (point-min))
(defun generic-mode-ini-file-find-file-hook ()
"Hook function to enter Default-Generic mode automatically for INI files.
Done if the first few lines of a file in Fundamental mode look like an
INI file. This hook is NOT installed by default."
(and (eq major-mode 'fundamental-mode)
(goto-char (point-min))
(and (looking-at "^\\s-*\\[.*\\]")
(and generic-use-find-file-hook
(add-hook 'find-file-hook 'generic-mode-find-file-hook))
(defun generic-make-keywords-list (keywords-list face &optional prefix suffix)
"Return a regular expression matching the specified KEYWORDS-LIST.
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