[slime-devel] M-. can't find definitions

Helmut Eller heller at common-lisp.net
Fri Mar 25 08:22:43 UTC 2011

* Scott Turner [2011-03-24 17:56] writes:

> On the subject of M-., when I use it in SBCL, I get the following in
> the mode line:
>   Error: DEFINITION-SOURCE of function FOO did not contain any
> meaningful information.
> Any idea why or how to fix?

That error is signalled in swank-backend::definition-source-for-emacs
but the problem is probably in sb-introspect:find-definition-source.
Which is SBCL territory and according to the comments at the beginning
of that file a no-go zone for outsiders.


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