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Re: tags-loop-continue

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: tags-loop-continue
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:47:45 +0200

> Cc: address@hidden
> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:12:00 +0300
> > Using next-error never occurred to me (there's nothing about that in
> > NEWS or in the manual).  Yes, that works.  But it has the problem you
> > mentioned in a past discussion: if you have (say) a Grep buffer from a
> > recent search, it's not easy to tell next-error which of them to use.
> > I guess the feature you suggested back then for making this easier
> > never materialized?  Maybe we should introduce it now.
> Its details are still unclear, as far as I'm concerned: both the UI and 
> the changes in the API, which may be required.
> It's probably too late for 25.1.

I'm not sure.  I am talking about a new command, which will allow the
user to select one of the buffers which have next-error-function set.
AFAIU, introducing such a command doesn't require any serious changes
anywhere, right?

> You probably mean the same as me: 'RET' shows the location in the other 
> window, and switches to it. 'a' quits the *xref* buffer, then does the same.

Yes, sorry for my confusing wording.

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