From: Carsten Dominik <email@example.com>
To: John Rakestraw <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Can't make TODO dependencies work
Date: Sun, 1 Feb 2009 20:21:50 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <82B40ECB-ADB0-441D-885B-2CD64DA53EFE@uva.nl> (raw)
On Feb 1, 2009, at 7:23 PM, John Rakestraw wrote:
> On Sun, 1 Feb 2009 19:03:46 +0100
> Carsten Dominik <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> This is misleading. I realized that dependencies *do* work
>>> in the minimal configuration. With the header line in the test
>>> file, I can change the main task from TODO to STARTED (or to any of
>>> the other non-done states), but I'm blocked from changing it to
>> This is how it should be.
> I agree -- that's why I apologized for introducing that point.
>>> But they still don't work with my usual configuration.
>> Well, if the value of org-blocker-hook is nil in this case, I
>> am not surprised! Why is it nil? If you set the
>> org-enforce... variables, the hook should be filled
>> with the two functions.
> I don't know why it's nil. However, I've discovered a bit more. It
> seems that the problem is that my settings in my org-config file:
> (setq org-enforce-todo-dependencies t)
> (setq org-agenda-dim-blocked-tasks 'invisible)
> (setq org-enforce-todo-checkbox-dependencies t)
> didn't prompt the required change in the value of org-blocker-hook.
> With these lines in my org config file, the values of the three
> variables are as expected, but the value of org-blocker-hook remains
> nil, even if I stop and re-start emacs.
You need to set these variables before org.el is loaded.
> When I change the value of org-enforce-todo-dependencies using
> customize, then the value of org-blocker-hook is what it should be,
> the dependencies work, even if I stop and re-start emacs.
> So presumably something else in my config file is keeping
> org-blocker-hook from being re-set?
> I'd prefer not to use the customize function, so I'd hoped to set it
> my config file.
> Thanks, and apologies for not sorting through this a bit more before
> the initial post.
next prev parent reply other threads:[~2009-02-01 19:21 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
[not found] <firstname.lastname@example.org>
2009-02-01 17:21 ` Can't make TODO dependencies work Carsten Dominik
2009-02-01 17:45 ` John Rakestraw
[not found] ` <941FA03B-2A6D-40ED-8D4B-A5657BEA9798@uva.nl>
2009-02-01 18:23 ` John Rakestraw
2009-02-01 19:21 ` Carsten Dominik [this message]
2009-02-01 19:38 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-01 20:27 ` John Rakestraw
2009-02-02 7:13 ` Paul Mead
2009-02-02 16:05 ` Wes Hardaker
2009-02-02 21:08 ` Carsten Dominik
2009-02-02 22:35 ` Wes Hardaker
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