Commit e3f00f56 authored by Noam Postavsky's avatar Noam Postavsky
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Clarify when to use advice-add vs add-function

* lisp/emacs-lisp/nadvice.el (add-function): Note in docstring that
advice-add should be used for named functions.
parent c0f3e6b5
......@@ -288,6 +288,9 @@ a special meaning:
If PLACE is a symbol, its `default-value' will be affected.
Use (local \\='SYMBOL) if you want to apply FUNCTION to SYMBOL buffer-locally.
Use (var VAR) if you want to apply FUNCTION to the (lexical) VAR.
If you are trying to modify an existing named function rather
than a function value, you probably want to use `advice-add'
instead (see Info node `(elisp) Advising Named Functions').
If one of FUNCTION or OLDFUN is interactive, then the resulting function
is also interactive. There are 3 cases:
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