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Re: Automatic (e)tags generation and incremental updates

From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: Re: Automatic (e)tags generation and incremental updates
Date: Thu, 7 Jan 2021 08:17:43 -0800

Dmitry Gutov <dgutov@yandex.ru> writes:

> - Start Emacs built from this branch and open, say, src/xdisp.c.
> - Call 'M-x etags-regen-mode' to enable it.
> - DO NOT call 'M-x visit-tags-table'.
> - Call some xref command like 'M-.'. See message "Generating new tags
> table..." (it's saved in /tmp/...), then see navigation happen.
> - Pressing C-M-i instead should also trigger tags table generation.
> - Rename some function, try navigating to the new name. That should
> work. Navigation to the previous name should fail (unless there are
> other definitions for that name).

Sounds really promising.  Thanks for working on this.

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