> What is the best way to turn off flymake? I'm tired of always getting
> this error:
> symbol's value as variable is void: flymake-mode
This error does not indicate that flymake-mode is enabled, but that some
code somewhere checks whether flymake-mode is enabled, whereas
flymake-mode seems not to be even loaded.
If you enable "Options => Enter Debugger on Error", maybe you'll get
a backtrace that will help you find the culprit.