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bug#26928: 25.1; The xref-find-definitions cannot recognize the `tags' f


From: npostavs
Subject: bug#26928: 25.1; The xref-find-definitions cannot recognize the `tags' file generated by ctags
Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2017 20:08:17 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2.50 (gnu/linux)

close 26928 
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Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: palagend <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sun, 14 May 2017 22:12:23 +0800
>> 
>> I use `ctags -R' command in the working directory `/usr/include',
>> generating a file named `tags' in the directory.And then I open one file in
>> `/usr/include' and then key in `M-x xref-find-definitions',the emacs
>> says that the tags file is not valid.
>
> You need to use 'etags', not 'ctags'.  It will create a file named
> 'TAGS', in upper-case.  Try "M-x xref-find-definitions" after telling
> Emacs to read it with "M-x visit-tags-table".

I'm therefore closing this as notabug.





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