[Cython] Bug in cython-mode.el under GNU Emacs 23.2.1

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Wed Mar 23 23:48:41 CET 2011

On 22 March 2011 02:21, Vitja Makarov <vitja.makarov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/3/22 Rafe Kettler <rafe.kettler at gmail.com>:
>> I've just tried out cython-mode.el and I was a bit disappointed when it
>> didn't work right off the bat.
>> I added the following to my .emacs:
>> (setq load-path (cons "~/lib/emacs-plugins" load-path))
>> (require 'cython-mode)
>> this initially gave me the following error when I restarted emacs:
>>     Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading
>> `/home/rafe/.emacs':
>>     File error: Cannot open load file, python-mode
>>     To ensure normal operation, you should investigate and remove the
>>     cause of the error in your initialization file.  Start Emacs with
>>     the `--debug-init' option to view a complete error backtrace.
>> So, seeing that python-mode wasn't around, I changed line 3 of
>> cython-mode.el from (require 'python-mode) to (require 'python) and
>> everything works now.
>> I got this mode from Github this morning and it is the latest version (you
>> can see it at
>> https://github.com/cython/cython/blob/master/Tools/cython-mode.el).
>> I'm not an emacs lisp expert, so I'm not sure if there's something I'm
>> missing here or if I somehow loaded the package correctly. Anyway, I thought
>> you guys should know that I had a problem with the file but managed to get a
>> fix. If my fix needs to be applied, I'll patch it on Github.
>> This is GNU Emacs 23.2.1 x64 on Fedora 14, btw.
>> Rafe
> Emacs23 have native support for python, you can install python-mode package:
> $ sudo apt-get install python-mode
> Instead of requiring python it's better to try python-mode first then python:
> (when (not (require 'python-mode nil t))
>  (require 'python))

Should we push this fix?

Lisandro Dalcin
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