Subject: Re: Patch: Follow convention for reading with the minibuffer.
Date: Friday 30th September 2005 19:52:40 UTC (over 12 years ago)
> I much prefer using spaces instead of tabs too. But since I noticed that > preferable indentation in the Emacs source tree is with tabs I put into > .emacs the following code: > (defvar indent-tabs-mode-dirs (list (file-name-directory > (directory-file-name data-directory))) > "Set indent-tabs-mode in all files under specified subdirectories.") This is wrong. For some file types indent-tabs-mode should always be t (e.g. for ChangeLog and Makefile) and for others it should always be nil (e.g. for LaTeX and TeXinfo). How 'bout: (add-hook 'find-file-hook (lambda () (if (and (null indent-tabs-mode) (local-variable-p 'indent-tabs-mode) ; Trust the major mode. (save-excursion (goto-char (point-min)) ;; If there are at least 10 lines with a leading TAB, use TABs. (re-search-forward "^ " (+ (point) 100000) t 10))) (set (make-local-variable 'indent-tabs-mode) t)))) -- Stefan