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


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#32510: xref-find-definitions should return file names, too
Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 19:07:50 +0300

> Date: Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:54:59 +0200
> From: Ludovic Brenta <address@hidden>
> 
> Yes, this is exactly what happens.  We have thousands of source files
> in our tree and most have names longer than 20 characters.  Our normal
> usage pattern is to use partial matching.  Also your patch uses
> tag-partial-file-name-match-p, not tag-full-file-name-match-p, so
> it's not surprising that it should do partial matching with possibly
> more than one match :)
> 
> With etags we were used to using "C-u M-." a couple times too, or
> start over with a longer substring of the file name we wanted.
> 
> I'm not complaining about this new behavior; it will just take a
> little getting used to.  Personally I like the fact that M-g M-n
> works with the *xref* buffer like it does in a *compilation* buffer.

OK, so I hope Dmitry will approve the change.

Thanks.





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