[TxMt] Re: Feature Request: Break highlighting paired brackets for any user events

Allan Odgaard mailinglist at textmate.org
Tue Apr 1 16:09:39 UTC 2014

On 29 Mar 2014, at 22:05, Hans-Jörg Bibiko wrote:

> since I'm working with larger documents it would be nice if any user 
> event (keyDown, museDown, etc.) could cancel the while/for-loop to 
> find the matching bracket. [maybe in selection.cc - method: 
> find_enclosed_range]

Would probably need some rearchitecturing since adding a “poll” for 
events in the while loop will likely make it noticable slower, but it 
does sound like ideal behavior.

That said, the function in question is much slower than it needs to be 
since it uses regular expressions even when looking for single 
characters, I choose that because it resulted in simpler code (only one 
case to handle), but it seems like it should have an alternative 
(simpler/faster) version for when the “patterns” are just single 

> PS Sorry for the sent crash report caused by an error which I did 
> while trying something out. Is there a way to avoid sending such 
> reports after compiling TM by myself?

No worries, this is part of the reason why all release builds are 
odd-numbered. Custom builds should use even numbers (as ./configure sets 
up the version as “last public release + 1”).

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