From: "Théo Maxime Tyburn" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Multiple noweb-ref
Date: Thu, 09 Feb 2023 11:01:57 +0100 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <email@example.com> (raw)
I have several code blocks that I label using `:noweb-ref label`. I set
them for all blocks under a subtree by setting the org property
`header-args+` of the root of the subtree to `:noweb-ref label`.
Now with this approach, I can't accumulate `noweb-ref` like I could do for
tags. I would like all blocks under a subtree A to have the
reference "foo" and all the blocks under a subtree B of subtree A to
have the reference "bar", while also having the reference "foo".
What I would like to have, when I expand `<<bar>>` is to get all the blocks
under A, and when I expand `<<foo>>` I get all the blocks under B. For
now when I expand `<<foo>>` I only get the blocks under A that are not under B.
Is there a way to do this with the current features of org-babel?
Anyway I tried to hack my way trough it. It seems there are two things
to do :
1) Enable noweb-ref to contain multiple references.
2) Accumulate references when using header-args+ or use tags to set the
value of noweb-ref
I came up with a quick patch for 1):
@@ -2910,8 +2910,11 @@ block but are passed literally to the \"example-block\"."
(org-forward-heading-same-level nil t)
(let* ((info (org-babel-get-src-block-info t))
- (ref (cdr (assq :noweb-ref (nth 2 info)))))
- (push info (gethash ref cache))))))
+ (refs (cdr (assq :noweb-ref (nth 2 info)))))
+ (if refs
+ (dolist (ref (s-split "+" refs))
+ (push info (gethash ref cache)))
+ (push info (gethash refs cache)))))))
(funcall expand-references id cache)))))
;; Interpose PREFIX between every line.
With this I already get interesting results. A noweb-ref "foo+bar" gets
expanded by <<foo>> by and <<bar>>. For example if I define references like
#+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :noweb-ref one
#+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :noweb-ref two
#+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :noweb-ref one+two
and tangle them like this
#+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :tangle one.el :noweb yes
#+BEGIN_SRC emacs-lisp :tangle two.el :noweb yes
I get two files
This is already nice!
Feedback on the code is of course very welcome. Not sure if using a plus
sign as a delimiter is clever. Also not sure if using `s-split` is a
good idea, what would be the builtin alternative?
For 2) I didn't check in detail how one could achieve this. I have the
impression it would be easier to use tags. One could define a
new variable `org-babel-set-noweb-refs-from-tags` that would be used in
`org-babel-get-src-block-info` to generate the value of noweb-ref we
would like to have depending on the tags of the headline of the
block. I'll try this soonish.
next reply other threads:[~2023-02-11 7:39 UTC|newest]
Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested] mbox.gz Atom feed top
2023-02-09 10:01 Théo Maxime Tyburn [this message]
2023-02-20 14:23 ` Multiple noweb-ref Ihor Radchenko
2023-02-26 18:51 ` Théo Maxime Tyburn
2023-03-03 16:49 ` Ihor Radchenko
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