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Re: Tell xref to find definitions in Emacs' source code?


From: Eric Abrahamsen
Subject: Re: Tell xref to find definitions in Emacs' source code?
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 16:22:07 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.90 (gnu/linux)

Nick Dokos <address@hidden> writes:

> Nick Dokos <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> Has anyone convinced xref to look up elisp definitions in a local git
>>> clone of the Emacs source code, instead of the installed files? I'm
>>> looking at building a tags table in the source directory, and then
>>> adding a function to `elisp-xref-find-def-functions' that would try to
>>> use the tags table to find a symbol in my git clone.
>>>
>>> Does anyone have anything like this on hand?
>>>
>>
>> Not directly an answer, but have you tried cscope? The emacs interface
>> is xcscope.el and can be found at https://github.com/dkogan/xcscope.el.
>
> Never mind: for some unfathomable reason, I thought it could index .el files -
> it cannot.

No worries, thanks for the pointer!




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