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From: Keisuke Nishida <>
Subject: Re: scheme-find-definition
Date: Tue, 09 May 2000 23:46:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87d7mvmwp0.fsf@PC486.Niemitalo.local>

Kalle Olavi Niemitalo <> writes:

> I think it would be better to make `define' save the source
> location in the symbol.  Or if all variables are defined in
> modules, scheme-find-definition could just 1. find from which
> module the variable was imported, 2. locate the module's source
> in %load-path, 3. load it in a buffer and 4. find the variable's
> definition with a textual search.

I think combining the source property and the textual search you
write may be enough.  Only when no source property exists or it is
not correct, we can search the module.  If a module stores its file
location as a property, we can use it.

      reply	other threads:[~2000-05-09 23:46 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2000-05-09  3:23 scheme-find-definition Kalle Olavi Niemitalo
2000-05-09  4:03 ` scheme-find-definition Keisuke Nishida
2000-05-09 22:16   ` scheme-find-definition Kalle Olavi Niemitalo
2000-05-09 23:46     ` Keisuke Nishida [this message]

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