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bug#32510: xref-find-definitions should return file names, too

From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#32510: xref-find-definitions should return file names, too
Date: Sat, 13 Jul 2019 04:50:34 +0200
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Ludovic Brenta <address@hidden> writes:

> It would be nice if xref-find-definitions returned files in
> addition to language-specific "definitions".  For example:
> M-. foo-bar.adb RET
> should open the file foo-bar.adb (wherever it is in the
> potentially complex directory structure of the project) and
> leave point at the beginning of the file.
> This is a feature of find-tag but find-tag is now deprecated
> in favor of xref-find-definitions; so this feature is missing
> and xref-find-definitions is not yet a complete replacement for
> find-tag.

Hm...  it seems to me that a command like that seems to belong more in
something like project.el than in xref, which has a different scope.  So
I'm closing this bug report; if somebody else disagrees, please reopen.

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