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Re: output format of global -f

From: Shigio Yamaguchi
Subject: Re: output format of global -f
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 00:29:02 +0900

> Since sorting filter is not used in "global -f", the order of output
> depends on parser. 
> - The output of gtags-parser is not sorted. It can be considered as
>   sorted by file name and line number.
> - The output of Emacs ctags is sorted by symbol name.
> - The output of Exuberant ctags is sorted by the default. 
>   But sorting may be disabled by command line option.
> Is this OK?

As long as I'm recognizing,
- Whether the output of 'global -f ...' is sorted or not, is not defined.
- Whether the output of any parser is sorted or not, is also not defined.
So, we cannot depend on the output of any parser at this point, I think.
Shigio YAMAGUCHI <address@hidden> - Tama Communications Corporation
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