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Re: Project initialization files?

From: Jambunathan K
Subject: Re: Project initialization files?
Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2012 23:47:58 +0530
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g Directory Variables


(info "(emacs) Directory Variables") 

> Hi,
> I am probably not guessing the correct search term to find  prior discussions
> of what I'm interested in, sorry.  Anyway, I work on a number of different
> projects and each of them have their own favored way of indenting the code.
> To cope with this, emacs and Vim have mechanisms for automatically
> formatting the code to the preferred formatting style.  All you need is a 
> little
> comment like "c-file-style: gnu", for example.  Well, the Linux kernel has
> decided to remove these warts, they've never been acceptable at my various
> employers and often they are not incorporated into projects I play around 
> with.
> What to do?  It seems to me there ought to be some way of saying, "C files
> in this tree are gnu-style, that tree is Stroustrup and over there use
> the linux-kernel's favored style.  I think it boils down to this question:
> How hard would it be to set up a personal registry of projects
> (~/emacs.d/projects)
> that specified the c-file-style for all .c/.h files in a tree?  So if
> I edit files in
> ~/my-day-job, I use the "work" style, etc.
> Does such a thing already exist?  EDE isn't quite it and it requires a special
> file added to the source code to boot.  But what I'd like to find ought to be
> able to pilfer some of that code...
> Suggestions?  Thanks!  - Bruce


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