[slime-devel] Re: Small fixes

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Thu Nov 23 06:23:45 UTC 2006

* Antonio Menezes Leitao [2006-11-22 20:42+0100] writes:

> Hi,
> I would like to propose an small improvement to slime-edit-definition
> so that it correctly identifies setf forms (which it doesn't, at the
> moment).

Are you saying that, if point is at (setf c.ar), M-. should
automatically jump to the definition of #'(setf car) ?

Currently it jumps to #'car.  I think it would be more appropriate to
show both alternatives and let the user choose (as we do for generic

To implement that, we need to change swank-backend:find-definitions,
but we could avoid the brittle parsing of the syntactic context.


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