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Re: Help with etags

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Help with etags
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 12:28:33 +0200

> From: "N. Raghavendra" <>
> Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 18:23:47 +0530
> I tried the command
> etags --language=none 
> --regex="/^[[:space:]]*Definition[[:space:]\n]+[[:space:]]*\([[:alnum:]_]+\)[[:space:]]*\n/\1/"
>  Homotopies.v
> but am getting an empty tags table.

This is because (a) you should drop the leading "^" in the regexp
(the regexp is always used anchored, as described in the manual);
and (b) you should use the 'm' modifier, because your regexp is
multi-line (this is also in the manual).

This works for me:

  etags --language=none 

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