notmuch-emacs: avoiding deprecated message-default-charset
david at tethera.net
Sun Apr 21 07:41:22 PDT 2019
Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg at fifthhorseman.net> writes:
> When i'm building notmuch in a debian environment with emacs
> 1:26.1+1-3.2, i notice the following deprecation warnings:
> In notmuch-maildir-setup-message-for-saving:
> emacs/notmuch-maildir-fcc.el:172:31:Warning: ‘message-default-charset’ is an
> obsolete variable (as of 26.1); The default charset comes from the
> language environment
> I'm not enough of an emacs guru to know the right way to avoid this
> warning, but i'm hoping that someonen else can take a stab at it, since
> extraneous warnings make it easier to ignore real problems.
Good question. I looked at message.el in emacs master and it
1) Obsoletes message-default-charset as in 26.1
2) Still uses it in exactly the construction we do.
I'm not sure if it's exactly a reportable bug in emacs, but it is a bit
There is a variable byte-compile-not-obsolete-vars that (probably) can
be used to suppress that warning, but it's not clear that's a good
idea (we currently do something similar for Xapian obsolescence warnings
that we can't fix).
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