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Re: etags doesn't respect buffer local tags-file-name


From: Gerd Moellmann
Subject: Re: etags doesn't respect buffer local tags-file-name
Date: 15 Jan 2001 17:38:27 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.96

address@hidden writes:

> This bug report will be sent to the Free Software Foundation,
> C-u M-. always uses the global value of `tags-file-name' even if a
> buffer local value is set.
> 
> I never set the global value for the tags buffer, preferring to set
> the local value in c-mode-common-hook.  So C-u M-. is broken for me.
> 
> find-tag-noselect sets the current buffer to the TAGS buffer.  Then
> the `tags-file-name' var is referenced via find-tag-noselect ->
> find-tag-in-order -> visit-tags-table-buffer.  So the global instead
> of buffer local value is used for C-u M-.
> 
> My fix to etags.el just sets `tags-file-name' from `tags-file-name'
> before switching to the TAGS buffer.

Thanks for the fix.



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