Commit bfccb7b3 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Add a comment about the significance of an asterisk as the first

character of a variable's doc string.  Reported by Donald Knuth.
parent 9b47cfe0
......@@ -241,6 +241,11 @@ When the `track-eol' feature is doing its job, the value is 9999.
@end group
@end smallexample
The asterisk @samp{*} as the first character of a variable's doc string,
as shown above for the @code{goal-column} variable, means that it is a
user option; see the description of @code{defvar} in @ref{Defining
Variables}.
@defun Snarf-documentation filename
This function is used only during Emacs initialization, just before
the runnable Emacs is dumped. It finds the file offsets of the
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