evil-set-initial-state not working for several modes

Michael Markert markert.michael at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 10 15:35:18 CET 2012

On 10 Jan 2012, Leo Alekseyev wrote:

> I have the following lines in my .emacs:
> (evil-set-initial-state 'magit-status-mode 'emacs)
> (evil-set-initial-state 'magit-log-edit-mode 'emacs)
> (evil-set-initial-state 'shell-mode 'emacs)
> as well as other initial-state directives, but these in particular
> don't seem to work.  All these modes start in the normal state.  I
> suspect this is a bug; can somebody confirm it and/or give any
> bug-hunting advice?

From when is your evil version? magit-status-mode has been a long time
in evil-emacs-state-modes and starts correctly in emacs state here.

evil-set-initial-state is working here, too .. maybe update your

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