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Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Emacs contributions, C and Lisp
Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2014 19:45:31 +0100
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Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden> writes:

> On 20.02.2014 20:13, Richard Stallman wrote:
>>      Richard, have you tried discussing this with GCC developers recently?
>> I don't follow you.  What exactly is it you suggest I discuss with
>> them?  I can discuss things with them, but to do so usefully I need
>> to know what issue to raise.
> You could discuss adding code completion, as a core GCC feature, or as
> an actively maintained plugin.
> Basically, you'd be able to call GCC with a certain argument, pass it
> the path to a file, line and column within it, and GCC would output a
> list of possible completions at that point (with some type
> information: e.g. if a completion is a function, it would include the
> arglist and the return type).

I think it would make sense to pass that info via pipe or socket and
receive the output similarly.  That way each file only needs to get
parsed once, not repeatedly for every completion.

David Kastrup

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