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bug#22692: 25.0.91; xref-find-definitions fails to prompt

From: Dmitry Gutov
Subject: bug#22692: 25.0.91; xref-find-definitions fails to prompt
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 12:12:55 +0200
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On 02/16/2016 03:02 AM, Mike Kupfer wrote:
If point is on a token that isn't defined in the current tags file,
M-. gives me an error (look for "Cygwin" further down in this bug
report).  I expect to get a prompt.

That doesn't sound right to me: "XXX is not found" is a valid piece of information. Simply showing a prompt would obscure it.

If we accept that the command searches for the thing at point by default, the current behavior seems appropriate. And whether or not it prompts, is customizable.

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