Commit f5f95edf authored by Stefan Monnier's avatar Stefan Monnier
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(comment-use-global-state): New var.

(comment-search-forward): Use it.
parent 5895f7fd
......@@ -345,6 +345,13 @@ If UNP is non-nil, unquote nested comment markers."
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(defvar comment-use-global-state nil
"Non-nil means that the global syntactic context is used.
More specifically, it means that `syntax-ppss' is used to find out whether
point is within a string or not. Major modes whose syntax is faithfully
described by the syntax-tables can set this to non-nil so comment markers
in strings will not confuse Emacs.")
(defun comment-search-forward (limit &optional noerror)
"Find a comment start between point and LIMIT.
Moves point to inside the comment and returns the position of the
......@@ -357,8 +364,10 @@ and raises an error or returns nil of NOERROR is non-nil."
(unless noerror (error "No comment")))
(let* ((pt (point))
;; Assume (at first) that pt is outside of any string.
(s (parse-partial-sexp pt (or limit (point-max)) nil nil nil t)))
(when (and (nth 8 s) (nth 3 s))
(s (parse-partial-sexp pt (or limit (point-max)) nil nil
(if comment-use-global-state (syntax-ppss pt))
(when (and (nth 8 s) (nth 3 s) (not comment-use-global-state))
;; The search ended inside a string. Try to see if it
;; works better when we assume that pt is inside a string.
(setq s (parse-partial-sexp
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