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Re: produce tags-file for several directories with etags

From: Fabian Braennstroem
Subject: Re: produce tags-file for several directories with etags
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2004 07:42:30 +0200
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address@hidden (Edgar Denny) writes:

> Benjamin Rutt <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
>> Fabian Braennstroem <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Hello,
>> >
>> > I want to produce a tags-file for a code which is spread over several
>> > directories. I am not able to find any option for etags to handle this. 
>> > Just
>> > with the simple 'etags *' I get following for all directories:
>> >
>> >  'directory': it is not a regular file.
>> >
>> > Does anybody have an idea?
>> I see from the headers that you are on linux.  Then you certainly have
>> the 'find' command.  Try the following command from the root directory
>> of your source tree:
>> etags `find . -type f`
> This is a function that I use to create a tags file for all files in
> the current directory and all its sub-directories:
> (defun create-tags-here ()
>   "Create tags file with current directory as root."
>   (interactive)
>   (shell-command "find . -type f -name *.[hC] | etags -"))

Thanks to all!
I used the last 'find. -type f ...' in the shell... works fine :-)

Fabian Braennstroem

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