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From: Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl>
To: John Rakestraw <lists@johnrakestraw.com>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.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)
In-Reply-To: <20090201132310.57b6e384@johnrakestraw.com>


On Feb 1, 2009, at 7:23 PM, John Rakestraw wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Feb 2009 19:03:46 +0100
> Carsten Dominik <dominik@science.uva.nl> wrote:
>
>>> This is misleading. I realized that dependencies *do* work
>>> consistently
>>> 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
>>> DONE.
>>
>> 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.

- Carsten


>
>
> When I change the value of org-enforce-todo-dependencies using
> customize, then the value of org-blocker-hook is what it should be,  
> and
> 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  
> in
> my config file.
>
> Thanks, and apologies for not sorting through this a bit more before
> the initial post.
>
> --John
>
>

  reply	other threads:[~2009-02-01 19:21 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20090201121412.657196d2@johnrakestraw.com>
2009-02-01 17:21 ` 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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