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Incorrectly reported location of user defined functions


From: Andrew Swann
Subject: Incorrectly reported location of user defined functions
Date: Mon, 4 Feb 2002 08:59:02 +0100

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In GNU Emacs 21.1.1 (i586-pc-linux-gnu, X toolkit, Xaw3d scroll bars)
 of 2001-10-23 on amneris
configured using `configure  --prefix=/home/swann/packages/emacs'
Important settings:
  value of $LC_ALL: nil
  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil
  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil
  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil
  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil
  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil
  value of $LC_TIME: nil
  value of $LANG: en_US
  locale-coding-system: iso-latin-1
  default-enable-multibyte-characters: t

Please describe exactly what actions triggered the bug
and the precise symptoms of the bug:

I have both a ~/.emacs (read by emacs-19, not much used now) and a
~/.emacs.el (read by emacs-21).  When in emacs 21 and I ask for a
description of a function I have defined via C-h f I get e.g.

afs-jump-to-notes-index is an interactive compiled Lisp function in `~/.emacs'.
(afs-jump-to-notes-index)

saying the function is defined in ~/.emacs, which is true but it is not the
definition emacs-21 has read, which was in ~/.emacs.el .  Indeed clicking
on ~/.emacs in this message, correctly takes me to ~/.emacs.el .  The Help
message needs to be corrected.

Andrew Swann

Recent input:
C-h f a f s - <tab> j <tab> <return> M-x r e p o r 
t <tab> <return>

Recent messages:
Loading complete...done
For information about the GNU Project and its goals, type C-h C-p.
Loading quail...done
Loading quail/latin-pre...done
Loading flyspell...done
Starting new Ispell process...
Loading view...done
Loading 
/home/swann/packages/emacs/libexec/emacs/21.1/i586-pc-linux-gnu/fns-21.1.1.el 
(source)...done
Type C-x 1 to remove help window.  C-M-v to scroll the help.
Loading emacsbug...done



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