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Re: [PATCH] etags support

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: [PATCH] etags support
Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2000 17:03:05 -0500

Raja R Harinath wrote:

> > 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").

Well, there is a precedent in the support for different compiler options and
I don't want to waste the time of potential CVS developers because they
couldn't get their TAGS file built.  A lot of CVS users are installing on
RedHat Linux at the moment.


Derek Price                      CVS Solutions Architect ( )
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