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Re: auto-refresh TAGS file on ChangeLog mod?

From: Lennart Borgman (gmail)
Subject: Re: auto-refresh TAGS file on ChangeLog mod?
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2008 16:53:55 +0200
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Ted Zlatanov wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Aug 2008 09:43:14 -0600 Tom Tromey <address@hidden> wrote: 
> Tom> I've wanted to roll the retags idea into etags itself.  It could read
> Tom> a ".retags" file, daemonize, and use inotify to watch for changes in a
> Tom> directory tree.  I never found the time to do it though.
> Ted> I'd like the solution to be implemented in Emacs, not externally.
> Tom> Why is that?
> I like to avoid external dependencies.

It might be a good idea also since inotify is not cross-platform.
(Implementing it in a way that is not cross-platform will tie up
developers resources.)

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