Re: [code] Odd behaviour in v9.1 split views

From: Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com>
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2017 17:56:00 -0500 (EST)

Hi Michael,

On Fri, 3 Feb 2017, Michael Richter wrote:

> OK, solved my particular issue, but it brings up the old problem of error
> reporting in lexers.
>
> Basically if the lexer is invalid for any reason, Textadept just throws up
> its hands and gives up. In this specific case, though, it throws up its
> hands and gives up in a hissy fit that screws with the formatting of all
> subsequent view splits, etc. in perpetuity. And the reason I didn't notice
> this is because Textadept doesn't deign to inform me when a lexer is bad.
>
> [snip]
>
> Would it be possible to get some kind of error reporting from the lexer
> instead of the current silent failure? It would make debugging these kinds
> of problems much simpler.

I've added error reporting for lexers to hg[1] and this will be in the
next nightly.

Cheers,
Mitchell

[1]: http://foicica.com/hg/textadept/rev/2a07c014e141

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