These are some emacs minor modes with some useful functions for developing Movable Type plugins in perl. The easiest way to set it up is to do something like this in your
;; ------------------------------ ;; mt-modes ;; mt-util.el defines the custom settings, and some common functions (require 'mt-util) ;; autoload the mode functions (autoload 'mt-mode "mt-mode" nil t) (autoload 'mt-test-mode "mt-test-mode" nil t) ;; my personal bindings for compile (c), test (t), and all tests (a) (global-set-key (kbd "C-c c") 'mt-perl-compile) (global-set-key (kbd "C-c t") 'mt-run-test) (global-set-key (kbd "C-c a") 'mt-run-all-tests) ;; load MT mode for certain perl files, while keeping ;; cperl-mode as the major (eval-after-load "cperl-mode" '(add-hook 'cperl-mode-hook 'load-mt-mode-conditionally)) ;; load MT-Test mode for .t files (eval-after-load "cperl-mode" '(add-hook 'cperl-mode-hook 'load-mt-test-mode-conditionally)) ;; not really related, but useful (add-to-list 'auto-mode-alist '("\\.tmpl$" . html-mode))
It's also important to set
mt-config in your
.emacs. They default to "~/mte" and "mt-config.cgi" respectively.
; path to mt (setq mt-home "/path/to/your/mte") ; path to mt-config.cgi (setq mt-config (concat mt-home "/mt-config.cgi"))
The first useful command is
mt-perl-compile, which runs the current
buffer through perl -c. This can be done with compile-command, but I
build it myself and run the command, sending the output to a temporary
buffer so it can be reviewed. Also, this way we can find the lib
directory in the plugin and make sure that it's included as a
perl -c. I've got this bound to
prove -v on the current buffer, after checking that it's a
file. I've got this bound to
prove -v on all tests in the same directory as the current
buffer, after checking that the current buffer is a
.t file. I've got this bound to
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