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* [BUG] org-compile-prefix-format regexp change breaks eval forms [9.4.6 (9.4.6-gf72a65)]
@ 2021-05-26 23:42 Radon Rosborough
  2021-05-27  3:25 ` Ihor Radchenko
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 6+ messages in thread
From: Radon Rosborough @ 2021-05-26 23:42 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Emacs-orgmode


In commit 0260d2fcf603f30210e2b95d37727edd832c12e9 of 2021-04-26, the
regexp used in `org-agenda-prefix-format' was updated to use a
non-greedy regexp, in order to allow multiple %(expression) instances
in `org-agenda-prefix-format'. Unfortunately, this change breaks the
ability to use nested forms in %(expression) instances. For example, I
use the following setting for `org-agenda-prefix-format':

(setf (alist-get 'agenda org-agenda-prefix-format)
          "  %(format-time-string \"%a\" (org-get-deadline-time (point)))  ")

When running `org-agenda', I now receive the error
`org-compile-prefix-format: End of file during parsing'. This is
because of the updated regexp match, which stops at the first closing

ELISP> myfmt
"  %(format-time-string \"%a\" (org-get-deadline-time (point)))  "
ELISP> (and (string-match "%\\(\\?\\)?\\([-+]?[0-9.]*\\)\\([
.;,:!?=|/<>]?\\)\\([cltseib]\\|(.+?)\\)" myfmt) (match-string 4
"(format-time-string \"%a\" (org-get-deadline-time (point)"

With the previous regexp, it works fine:

ELISP> (and (string-match "%\\(\\?\\)?\\([-+]?[0-9.]*\\)\\([
.;,:!?=|/<>]?\\)\\([cltseib]\\|(.+)\\)" myfmt) (match-string 4 myfmt))
"(format-time-string \"%a\" (org-get-deadline-time (point)))"

Radon Rosborough

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2021-05-27  3:25 ` Ihor Radchenko
2021-05-29 21:18   ` Radon Rosborough
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