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Re: Finding the source of Change Log entries

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Finding the source of Change Log entries
Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 17:53:35 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

>> If the function is long, it would be better to go directly to
>> the point of the change.  Not sure that it would make enough of a
>> difference to make it worth it, but it might...

> Now I see what you mean.  The problem is that when I do C-x 4 a I'm
> sometimes not at the position where I changed something but at some
> arbitrary position within the function.  In that case the behavior you
> suggest might be irritating.  But probably mine is just a bad habit.
> Maybe we could make it customizable (the behavior, not my habit).

> In any case, an overlay seems useful for the case where one adds
> entries for a `defvar' and a `defun' with the same name.

I'm really not sure it's worth the trouble since it'll only work within
the same Emacs session (and only if you don't kill&reopen the ChangeLog
buffer, ...).


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