[slime-devel] Re: three little patches

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Fri Mar 17 06:39:17 UTC 2006

* Marco Baringer [2006-03-16 18:18+0100] writes:

> Gary King <gwking at metabang.com> writes:
>> Hiya,
>> Here are three small patches for SLIME. They do the following:
>> 1. Make find-definitions a little more flexible with an around
>> method: if the symbol isn't in the current package, the around method
>> goes on to look in all the packages too. (I haven't added similar
>> logic to symbol completion but will someday).
> won't this make (find-definitions foo:test) returns definitions for
> bar:test as well? do we really want this?

No, at least not by default. "apropos" should be used to search
similar symbols.

It might be useful though, to add a hook to find-definitions so that
users can include whatever definitions they think are appropriate.


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