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Re: semantic.cache

From: Joe Bloggs
Subject: Re: semantic.cache
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2007 22:21:38 +0100
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Thorsten Bonow <address@hidden> writes:

>>>>>> "Joe" == Joe Bloggs <address@hidden> writes:
>     Joe> Can anyone tell me what the semantic.cache file is for in .emacs.d?
>     Joe> Thanks.
> Hi,
> you must have activated "semantic", part of "cedet":
> "Semantic is an infrastructure for parser based text analysis in Emacs. It is 
> a
> lexer, parser-generator, and parser. It is written in Emacs Lisp and is
> customized to the way Emacs thinks about language files, and is optimized to 
> use
> Emacs' parsing capabilities."
> From the documentation:
> Semantic database provides caching of the parse trees by saving them
> into files named `semantic.cache' automatically then loading them when
> appropriate instead of re-parsing.  The reason for this is to save the
> time it takes to parse a file which could take several seconds or more
> for large files.
> Toto
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