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bug#9115: 24.0.50; `documentation' should not return args list for CL de

From: Thierry Volpiatto
Subject: bug#9115: 24.0.50; `documentation' should not return args list for CL defun*.
Date: Tue, 02 Aug 2011 07:21:15 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>>> Yes, it's a bit inconvenient.  But if you don't want the arglist, you
>>> should pass the output of documentation through help-split-fundoc.
>>> That should then return you the nil you're looking for.
>> The cdr of help-split-fundoc return nil as expected for functions, CL-style
>> function, but always nil for macros even if they are documented.
> Hmm... I don't understand: help-split-fundoc doesn't care if the
> docstring comes from a function, a macro, or a mushroom.  Or maybe
> I don't understand what you're saying.  Can you show some detail of what
> you do?

--8<---------------cut here---------------start------------->8---
(defun* foo (&rest args) nil)
(help-split-fundoc (documentation 'foo) nil)
=>("(nil &rest ARGS)")

(defun bar (&rest args) nil)
(help-split-fundoc (documentation 'bar) nil)

(defmacro foo-1 (&rest args) "some doc." nil)
(help-split-fundoc (documentation 'foo-1) nil)
--8<---------------cut here---------------end--------------->8---

But same here, it's ok i finally parse myself th output of documentation
to extract the first line, it works fine.(so i don't use

A+ Thierry
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