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Re: etags confused with uppercase filenames (on Windows)

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: etags confused with uppercase filenames (on Windows)
Date: Tue, 02 Apr 2002 11:02:49 -0500

> To determine a file's language, currently etags does the following:
> 1) if the user specified a language, use that
> 2) else, guess it from the file name
> 3) else, look for #!
> 4) ... (other euristics)
> I think that I could add:
> 2bis) else, if the file name is all upcase, upcase the builtin file name
>       suffixes and retry

How about

        4) try to guess from the filename but ignore case this time.

I don't think that the "all upcase" condition is necessary.
But I do think that #! should take precedence since I'd rather
not change the existing behavior on POSIX systems.


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