flycheck-temp-file-system problem in windows editing code from orgmode #983
This is a Windows only problem, though I hope that the fix is harmless to non-windows environments.
Flymake works like a charm (thank you guys) a.o. to check .el, .js, .php et al. files.
However, my emacs.el file is generated from an emacs-guivho.org file. When I issue
The problem seems to be the asterisks. I am told that this can easily be fixed by calling convert-standard-filename on the generated tempfile name.
For testing i went to change flycheck-temp-file-system in flycheck.el so that it reads
rather than the original
I than edebugged the
Still, when editing elisp blocks from my elisp.org files, I keep hitting the '*' problem...
Would it be possible that such a change could be incorporated into flycheck? The description of convert-standard-filename states that it just returns the given filename in non-windows environments. It would solve the problem for us windows users though.
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@guivho Thanks for reporting this issue. While we normally don't try and fix Windows issues the fix you proposed looks simple enough, and I've applied it to
I can't test it, obviously; please tell me whether the fix works.
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