[erlang-questions] Emacs Erlang-mode peculiarity

Kirill Zaborski <>
Sat Nov 3 20:28:21 CET 2007


Probably you've got this snippet from Bill Clementson's blogpost, that was
discussed in the maillist some months before, you should escape emacs
metacharacters and so e.g.:
("M-?"    erl-complete)
becomes:
("\M-?"    erl-complete)

Best regards,
Kirill.

On 11/3/07, David Cabana <> wrote:
>
> I found the source of the problem, some distel configuration code I shared
> across several machines.  Once I commented out these lines, all was well.
>
> ;; A number of the erlang-extended-mode key bindings are useful in the
> shell too
> ;; (defconst distel-shell-keys
> ;;   '(("C-M-i"  erl-complete)
> ;;     ("M-?"    erl-complete)
> ;;     ("M-."     erl-find-source-under-point)
> ;;     ("M-,"     erl-find-source-unwind)
> ;;     ("M-*"     erl-find-source-unwind)
> ;;     )
> ;;   "Additional keys to bind when in Erlang shell.")
>
> ;; (add-hook 'erlang-shell-mode-hook
> ;;       (lambda ()
> ;;         ;; add some Distel bindings to the Erlang shell
> ;;         (dolist (spec distel-shell-keys)
> ;;          (define-key erlang-shell-mode-map (car spec) (cadr spec))))
> ;; )
>
> When I get a chance I take a look at Lauri's suggestion, to see whether I
> can fix the problem more gracefully. Thanks to everyone for your help.
>
>
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