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Remove the IDL Assistant which last worked in IDL 6.3

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jdtsmith committed May 1, 2013
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  1. +4 −117 idlw-help.el
@@ -77,11 +77,6 @@ OBSOLETE (see idlwave-html-system-help-location)."
(defvar idlwave-help-use-hh nil
"Obsolete variable.")
(defcustom idlwave-help-use-assistant t
"Whether to use the IDL Assistant as the help browser (<IDL v6.4)."
:group 'idlwave-online-help
:type 'boolean)
(defcustom idlwave-help-browser-function browse-url-browser-function
"Function to use to display html help.
Defaults to `browse-url-browser-function', which see."
@@ -798,18 +793,12 @@ see if a link is set for it. Try extra help functions if necessary."
(file-directory-p help-loc)))
(error "Invalid help request"))
(if (not (or idlwave-help-use-eclipse-help
full-link (browse-url-file-url (expand-file-name link help-loc))))
(setq full-link (browse-url-file-url (expand-file-name link help-loc)))
;; Select the browser
(idlwave-help-eclipse-help-open-link link))
(idlwave-help-assistant-open-link link))
((or idlwave-help-browser-is-local
(string-match "w3" (symbol-name idlwave-help-browser-function)))
@@ -1269,14 +1258,12 @@ Useful when source code is displayed as help. See the option
(defvar idlwave-help-use-eclipse-help nil)
(defun idlwave-help-check-locations ()
;; Check help locations and assistant.
;; Check help locations, etc.
(if (not (file-directory-p (idlwave-sys-dir)))
(message "IDL system directory not found: try setting `idlwave-system-directory' or IDL_DIR."))
;; see if we have the assistant or eclipse (or nothing)
(setq idlwave-help-use-assistant
(file-executable-p (idlwave-help-assistant-command))
;; see if we have eclipse (or nothing)
(setq idlwave-help-use-eclipse-help
(and (file-executable-p (idlwave-help-eclipse-help-command))
(file-exists-p (expand-file-name "idl_catalog.xml"
@@ -1316,106 +1303,6 @@ the idlhelp script.")
(call-process command nil 0 nil "-command" "shutdown")))
;;----- Control the IDL Assistant, which shipped with IDL v6.2
(defvar idlwave-help-assistant-process nil)
(defvar idlwave-help-assistant-socket nil)
;; The Windows version does not have a !DIR/bin/* set of front-end
;; scripts, but instead only links directly to bin.x86. As a result,
;; we must pass the -profile argument as well.
(defvar idlwave-help-assistant-command
(if (memq system-type '(ms-dos windows-nt))
"The command, rooted at idlwave-system-directory, which invokes the
IDL assistant.")
(defun idlwave-help-assistant-command ()
(expand-file-name idlwave-help-assistant-command (idlwave-sys-dir)))
(defun idlwave-help-assistant-start (&optional full-link)
"Start the IDL Assistant, loading link FULL-LINK, if passed."
(when (or (not idlwave-help-assistant-socket)
(not (eq (process-status idlwave-help-assistant-socket) 'open)))
(let* ((help-loc (idlwave-html-help-location))
(command (idlwave-help-assistant-command))
(if (memq system-type '(ms-dos windows-nt))
`("-profile" ,(expand-file-name "idl.adp" help-loc)))
(if full-link `("-file" ,full-link))))
(if idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(delete-process idlwave-help-assistant-socket))
(setq idlwave-help-assistant-process
(apply 'start-process
"IDL_ASSISTANT_PROC" nil command "-server" extra-args))
(set-process-filter idlwave-help-assistant-process
(lambda (proc string)
(setq port (string-to-number string))))
(unless (accept-process-output idlwave-help-assistant-process 15)
(error "Failed binding IDL_ASSISTANT socket"))
(if (not port)
(error "Unable to open IDL_ASSISTANT")
(set-process-filter idlwave-help-assistant-process nil)
(setq idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(open-network-stream "IDL_ASSISTANT_SOCK"
nil "localhost" port))
(if (eq (process-status idlwave-help-assistant-socket) 'open)
(process-send-string idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(concat "setHelpPath " help-loc "\n"))
(error "Cannot communicate with IDL_ASSISTANT"))))))
(defun idlwave-help-assistant-raise ()
(process-send-string idlwave-help-assistant-socket "raise\n"))
(defun idlwave-help-assistant-open-link (&optional link)
;; Open a link (file name with anchor, no leading path) in the assistant.
(let ((help-loc (idlwave-html-help-location))
topic anchor file just-started exists full-link)
(if (string-match "\.html" link)
(setq topic (substring link 0 (match-beginning 0))
anchor (substring link (match-end 0)))
(error "Malformed help link"))
(setq file (expand-file-name (concat topic ".html") help-loc))
(if (file-exists-p file)
(setq exists t)
(setq file (expand-file-name
(concat (upcase topic) ".html") help-loc))
(setq exists (file-exists-p file)))
(setq full-link (concat file anchor)
just-started (idlwave-help-assistant-start (if exists full-link)))
(if exists
(if (not just-started)
(process-send-string idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(concat "openLink " full-link "\n")))
(process-send-string idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(concat "searchIndexNoOpen " topic "\n")))
(process-send-string idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(concat "searchIndexAndOpen " topic "\n"))))
(defun idlwave-help-assistant-close ()
(when (and idlwave-help-assistant-process
(eq (process-status idlwave-help-assistant-process) 'run))
(when idlwave-help-assistant-socket
(process-send-string idlwave-help-assistant-socket "quit\n")
(delete-process idlwave-help-assistant-socket))
(stop-process idlwave-help-assistant-process)
(delete-process idlwave-help-assistant-process)
(setq idlwave-help-assistant-socket nil
idlwave-help-assistant-process nil)))
(provide 'idlw-help)
(provide 'idlwave-help)

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