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bug#37008: 27.0.50; xref-find-definition versus find-tag in Introduction
bug#37008: 27.0.50; xref-find-definition versus find-tag in Introduction to Programming in Emacs Lisp
Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:34:32 +0200
* Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> [2019-08-12 16:55]:
> > From: Jean Louis <email@example.com>
> > Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 03:52:31 +0200
> > A this node:
> > File: eintr.info, Node: On Reading this Text, Next: Who You Are,
> > Prev: Why, Up: Preface
> > reference is made to `find-tag' function. But function is obsolete
> > find-tag
> > This function is obsolete since 25.1;
> > use ‘xref-find-definitions’ instead.
> > Probably introduced at or before Emacs version 19.20.
> > Thus the manual should be corrected as not to confuse beginners.
> You are somehow reading a very old version of that manual, because
> this issue was fixed more than a year ago (see bug#31542), and Emacs
> 26 ships with the fix. I cannot find even a single reference to
> find-tag in eintr.info that comes with Emacs 26, let alone 27.
You are right.
I had distribution version on my computer. And I have assumed that GNU
Emacs is reading its own new version of info, but is not, it finds its
priorities somehow else.
I have removed now system distribution.
Thank you, then it is fine!