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Re: ctags recursion broken?
Looking at the link on StackOverflow (from 2010) it may be that the
xemacs version of ctags is overwriting the default version in /bin.
Could this be the culprit?
On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:55 AM, Alan Thompson <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi - Yes, I'm sure:
>> find /bin -name '*tags*' | xargs ls -ldF
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 alathompson Domain Users 85504 Jan 31 2009 /bin/ctags.exe*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 alathompson Domain Users 83968 Jan 31 2009 /bin/etags.exe*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 alathompson Domain Users 5411 Dec 21 2011 /bin/ocamltags*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 alathompson Domain Users 68608 Jan 31 2009 /bin/ootags.exe*
>> ls -ldF /bin/ls /bin/vim /bin/gcc
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 alathompson Domain Users 21 Oct 18 12:20 /bin/gcc ->
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 alathompson Domain Users 101902 Feb 6 2012 /bin/ls*
> lrwxrwxrwx 1 alathompson Domain Users 21 Oct 18 12:48 /bin/vim ->
>> uname -a
> CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 ALAN-THO-LAP 1.7.16(0.262/5/3) 2012-07-20 22:55 i686 Cygwin
> One can see from the timestamp on the links for gcc and vim that I
> installed Cygwin on 10/18/2012. However, it seems that both ctags and
> etags are old versions of the program (circa 2007) and are not the
> Exuberant Ctags version. However, the GNU documentation here:
> http://directory.fsf.org/wiki/Exuberant_Ctags clearly lists the
> Exuberant Ctags, although it has only been updated as of 2004.
> However, looking here:
> http://cygwin.com/packages/ctags/ctags-5.8-1-src we see that cygwin
> has Exuberant Ctags 5.8. Perhaps it is just a packaging issue that
> caused the old one to be present and Exuberant Ctags 5.8 to be not
> You can see from this thread:
> that I'm not the only one who stumbled onto this problem.
> Where should we go from here? Could it just be a packaging problem?
> Alan Thompson
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Thrall, Bryan
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Are you sure you're using the ctags you think you are?
>> $ ctags --help
>> Exuberant Ctags 5.8, Copyright (C) 1996-2009 Darren Hiebert
>> Compiled: Dec 11 2009, 11:42:40
>> Addresses: <email@example.com>,
>> Optional compiled features: +wildcards, +regex, +internal-sort
>> Usage: ctags [options] [file(s)]
>> -R Equivalent to --recurse.
>> Hope this helps!
>> Bryan Thrall
>> Principal Software Engineer
>> FlightSafety International
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