|Subject:||Unified project interface|
|Date:||Thu, 4 Jun 2015 14:43:23 +0300|
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Hi all,A while ago, there was floated a "unified project root" proposal. I'd like to resume that discussion.
Unfortunately, the code proposed back them doesn't serve the immediate need I have in mind: basically, I need that function to return a *list* of directories, because both etags and elisp xref backends operate on multiple directories, via tags-table-list and load-path respectively.
If we have it, we'll be able to untie `xref-find-regexp' from xref backends, because really there's nothing language-specific to this command.
Now, before adding this feature to the core, are there other related general questions we want to be able to answer? Depending on that, a "project" might be better implemented as a cl-struct, providing specialized implementations for those several generic methods.
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