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Re: Bug Report (Feature request?) etags (GNU Emacs 21.1)


From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Bug Report (Feature request?) etags (GNU Emacs 21.1)
Date: 18 Feb 2002 13:28:25 -0700

>>>>> "David" == David Masterson <address@hidden> writes:

David> Given this, what would happen if etags was run on a group of
David> files where some files are generated from the others?  In other
David> words, would etags wind up generating the same reference twice
David> (once from the generated file and once from the original)?

etags will already do this if you run it on parse.y and parse.c.
I've always found this a bit annoying.  Usually I use some Makefile
rule I didn't write to generate TAGS.  So parse.c is included, but I
don't want it, since I never want to edit it.  In this scenario it
would be convenient if etags ignored the generated file.

Tom



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