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authorNicolas Goaziou <>2013-08-03 07:44:34 (GMT)
committer Nicolas Goaziou <>2013-08-03 07:44:34 (GMT)
commitf5161671ceb882b7a946d0632fbbf5c380952556 (patch)
parent216521ea2ba54106d0dc6a29248d5691deca5dcd (diff)
ox: Re-introduce `org-export-current-backend' for compatibility
* lisp/ox.el (org-export-current-backend): New variable. (org-export-as): Use new variable. Thanks to Christophe Rhodes for providing a preliminary patch.
1 files changed, 13 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/lisp/ox.el b/lisp/ox.el
index abdc636..061b8dc 100644
--- a/lisp/ox.el
+++ b/lisp/ox.el
@@ -301,6 +301,17 @@ and its CDR is a list of export options.")
This marker will be used with `C-u C-c C-e' to make sure export repetition
uses the same subtree if the previous command was restricted to a subtree.")
+;; For compatibility with Org < 8
+(defvar org-export-current-backend nil
+ "Name, if any, of the back-end used during an export process.
+Its value is a symbol such as `html', `latex', `ascii', or nil if
+the back-end is anonymous (see `org-export-create-backend') or if
+there is no export process in progress.
+It can be used to teach Babel blocks how to act differently
+according to the back-end used.")
;;; User-configurable Variables
@@ -2925,7 +2936,8 @@ Return code as a string."
(narrow-to-region (point) (point-max))))
;; Initialize communication channel with original buffer
;; attributes, unavailable in its copy.
- (let* ((info (org-combine-plists
+ (let* ((org-export-current-backend backend)
+ (info (org-combine-plists
(list :export-options
(delq nil
(list (and subtreep 'subtree)