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## Re: How do I get the definition of a function ?

**From**: |
Jason |

**Subject**: |
Re: How do I get the definition of a function ? |

**Date**: |
Tue, 23 Oct 2007 07:24:24 -0700 |

**User-agent**: |
G2/1.0 |

On Oct 20, 1:55 pm, address@hidden wrote:
>* How do I get the definition, ie source code of a function in emacs*
>* lisp ?*
>
>* But if it shows some binary or opcode string.*
>
>* How do I decompile the string ?*
>
>* Please paste the session of an example*
>* using eval last sexp or eval print last sexp.*
>
>* Also what is the mathematics of the opcodes ?*
>* Is it related to the combinators in any way ?*
>* Is there any mathematics to speed up the interpretation*
>* of these opcodes and keep their size minimal? Is there*
>* any relation to the mathematics behind the lisp machines?*
>
>* Just want to see the whole picture.*
>
>* Thanks a lot for elucidation.*
>
>* Gnuist*
Try apropos [function-name]. If you get a buffer saying "[function-
name] is a function defined in `module` then click on the `module` and
you will get the definition.
-Jason