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Re: Generation of tags for the current project on the fly

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Generation of tags for the current project on the fly
Date: Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:26:31 +0200

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> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 6 Feb 2018 23:41:29 +0300
> Well... It's a normal occurrence in most projects. Maybe not in Emacs, 
> but what about GCC and the rest, which also use 'make tags'?
> Also, the developer might be developing some new feature on a branch 
> (adding new files), and switch back and forth between branches, 
> effectively deleting and recreating said files.
> It would be nice to keep the index up-to-date automatically during all 
> that. Many users would expect that, I think.

Then I guess we should ask "etags -u" to do that automatically,
i.e. for every file name it finds in TAGS to check whether that file
exists, and if not, remove all its tags from the file.

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