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Re: xref in a narrowed buffer?

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: xref in a narrowed buffer?
Date: Wed, 04 Mar 2020 10:46:37 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>> Should 'xref-goto-ref' widen the buffer before attempting to jump to
>> the definition? Or should 'xref-find-definitions' not show definitions
>> that are outside the narrowed area?
> The latter is pretty hard to do, so the former, I guess.

It could also signal a clean error telling the user the destination is
outside of the narrowed region, so the user can decide whether to widen
or not (and is aware of the fact that the source of the problem is the


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