Questions tagged [compilation-mode]

Compilation mode turns each error message in the buffer into a hyperlink; you can move point to it and type RET, or click on it with the mouse (see Mouse References), to visit the locus of the error message in a separate window.

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show error message on its own line?

I'm using M-x compile to check for compilation errors and it's great. However, I'm wondering if I can get the actual error message to begin on its own line. For some reason the file path shows up as ...
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How to use `next-error` and `previous-error` without the compilation buffer visible

I want to be able to use grep to find matching lines and to be able to jump through them using next-error and previous-error however I don't feel the need to have the match list on screen and it takes ...
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convert regular compilation-mode output to inline view

It would be nice to show the info, warnings and errors from a regular compilation-mode buffer inline in the source code. I checked to see if flycheck supports this but it appears no. Writing a custom ...
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How to make process in compilation-mode think it's not running in interactive terminal?

I use minitest-mode which starts Ruby tests in compilation-mode: (compilation-start actual-command 'minitest-compilation-mode (lambda (arg) (minitest-buffer-name (or file-name "")))) Tests invoke ...
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M-x compile --> emacs doesn't automatically open files

I have recently switched from an older version of emacs to version 24.3.1. And I have run into the following problem: I have a base folder "/base" and a folder with source files "base/src"; my ...
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Print elapsed time in compilation buffer

The compilation buffer prints out start and end date for my compilation. How can I make it also tell me how many minutes & seconds it spent? I'd like something like: Compilation started at Thu ...
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Smarter compile in emacs

I often got to work with projects organized as follows: src/ include/ ... Makefile Is there a way to teach emacs' "compile" function to always use that top-level Makefile regardless which file I'...
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Enabling compilation-shell-minor-mode in GUD (for next-error)

I want to see stack trace lines highlighted in GUD and have next-error work there. That works for me if, after starting GUD (via M-x pdb) I enable compilation-shell-minor-mode. However, if I do this:...
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Using xref-pop-marker-stack with next-error?

When I use xref to jump to the definition of a symbol, I can retrace my steps using M-, (xref-pop-marker-stack). I would like to be able to do the same thing after jumping to results in compilation, ...
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Programatically go to next compilation error

When I am refactoring code, I often need to make the same change in my files. My current workflow is often something like this: M-x grep for foo.bar.baz Go to first hit M-x replace-string RET foo....
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prettify-symbols as a compilation-mode filter

I would like to use prettify-symbols, or a similar feature, in a compilation-mode. It doesn't work out of the box by enabling prettify-symbols-mode. I could naively implement this with a search/...
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Compilation mode doesn't see PATH variable

My problem is simple, I'm working in embedded systems with a RTOS named zephyr. To compile my projects I need some variables set in PATH and the problem is that when I run projectile-compile-project ...
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Configure compilation mode to use custom shell

On windows I have set (setq explicit-shell-file-name "c:/Program Files/Git/bin/bash.exe") to use git-bash for e.g. M-x shell. In compilation mode however, the standard windows console still seems to ...
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How to kill a running process in compilation buffer in MS Windows?

I have tried using M-x kill-compilation and it doesn't kill the process (on Microsoft Windows). It just sends ^C, which makes my script to retry. When I try to M-x kill-buffer on the compilation ...
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Redirect compilation mode hyperlink to external tool

I have a working compilation error matcher, that contains the path to a file. The compilation buffer correctly adds a hyperlink to that file and I can open it in emacs. However, the file in question ...
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compile-goto-error: be more consistent in choosing a window for display

I have a main window displaying buffer A, and bottom window displaying some project-wide search results. ┌───────────┐ │ A │ │ │ ├───────────┤ │ results │ └───────────┘ Hitting ...