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Re: [PATCH] etags support

From: Raja R Harinath
Subject: Re: [PATCH] etags support
Date: 21 Dec 2000 15:47:13 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.090001 (Oort Gnus v0.01) Emacs/21.0.93


"Derek R. Price" <address@hidden> writes:
> I added rudimentary support for different implementations of etags (read
> the one Automake expects and Exuberent etags) since they take slightly
> different options.  Exuberent etags is the version distributed with
> RedHat Linux 6.2 & I believe Debian and a few others.
> What version of etags was Automake expecting and where can I get it?

I guess it expects to find the version that's distributed as part of

> I added a macro to test for the presence of etags and whether it
> supports "--etags-include=<file>" or "-i <file>" for includes.

If Exuberent etags is supposed to be a drop-in replacement for Emacs
etags, it should support the same options.  Otherwise, it is a bug in
the distribution if it gives you a "non-standard" etags (you can call
the Emacs etags the "standard").

- Hari
Raja R Harinath ------------------------------ address@hidden
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