Are there any pragmas, syntax, comments, or anything that would allow me to disable perltidy's reformatting in a region? Perltidy is fine most of the time but occasionally writes something utterly crapulous. I'd like to add my own whitespace in those cases.
I've instructed emacs to auto-tidy all the perl w/ the following code. I include it a bonus to anyone who reads this.
(defun cperl-save-buffer (&optional args)
(defun perltidy-buffer ()
"perltidy -st" nil t shell-command-default-error-buffer)))
(substitute-key-definition 'save-buffer 'cperl-save-buffer cperl-m