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Re: recursing through directories

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: recursing through directories
Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 21:31:33 +0300

> From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 11:09:30 -0700 (PDT)
> > Looking at the libc functions, I think that scandir is the most useful
> > for this job.  Is it standard enough?
> Not really, unfortunately.  ftw is standard, but it's a portability
> hassle too.

I agree with Paul.  I think it is best for etags to have code that
uses more portable functions such as opendir/readdir.  I suspect that
even ftw is absent on some platforms like Windows (DJGPP does have it,

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