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Re: use Elisp to improve your Elisp - some code issues


From: Michael Heerdegen
Subject: Re: use Elisp to improve your Elisp - some code issues
Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2015 18:13:09 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Pascal J. Bourguignon" <address@hidden> writes:

> You may use read, or forward-sexp / backward-sexp and down-lisp /
> up-list, to walk the sexps of the buffer in such a way that now you can
> check for source patterns instead of text patterns.

I had the same idea some time ago.  Of course such an approach is then
limited to Elisp.

Anyway, by coincidence I've been implementing exactly that the last
days, using `pcase' patterns (see emacs-dev thread "Search Elisp buffers
with pcase patterns" - comments very welcome!).


Michael.




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