Commit e4a15563 authored by João Távora's avatar João Távora

* etc/NEWS (Flymake): Rewrite entry.

parent 00adeb43
......@@ -1146,7 +1146,19 @@ languages. (Version 2.1.0 or later of Enchant is required.)
** Flymake
*** Emacs no longer prompts the user before killing Flymake processes on exit.
*** Flymake has been completely redesigned
Flymake now annotates arbitrary buffer regions, not just lines. It
supports arbitrary diagnostic types, not just errors and warnings (see
variable 'flymake-diagnostic-types-alist').
It also supports multiple simultaneous backends, meaning that you can
check your buffer from different perspectives (see variable
'flymake-diagnostic-functions'). Backends for Emacs Lisp mode are
The old Flymake behaviour is preserved in the so-called "legacy
backend", which has been updated to benefit from the new UI features.
* New Modes and Packages in Emacs 26.1
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