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Re: Cannot find help-for-help in help.el

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Cannot find help-for-help in help.el
Date: Sun, 06 Feb 2005 11:04:21 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> Now switch to the "*Help*" buffer, go to the `help' link and press
> RET.  Instead of displaying the definition of the help-for-help
> function, Emacs dings and displays an error message in the echo area:

> Cannot find definition of `help-for-help' in library `help'

My locally-hacked Emacs finds it.  And the only diff in find-func is the
patch below.  Can someone else take care of confirming it does the job (and
installing if yes)?


--- orig/lisp/emacs-lisp/find-func.el
+++ mod/lisp/emacs-lisp/find-func.el
@@ -222,7 +222,7 @@
            (goto-char (point-min))
            (if (or (re-search-forward regexp nil t)
-                    (concat "^([^ ]+" find-function-space-re "['(]"
+                    (concat "^([^ ]+" find-function-space-re "['(]?"
                             (regexp-quote (symbol-name symbol))
                     nil t))

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