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Re: TAGS for multiply project.

From: Richard Riley
Subject: Re: TAGS for multiply project.
Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2010 18:39:32 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.1 (gnu/linux)

Thierry Volpiatto <address@hidden> writes:

> Oleksandr Gavenko <address@hidden> writes:
>> On 2010-07-25 1:46, Richard Riley wrote:
>>> Oleksandr Gavenko<address@hidden>  writes:
>>>> On 2010-07-24 11:48, Štěpán Němec wrote:
>>>>> Andrea Crotti<address@hidden>   writes:
>>>>>>> How can a go back after "C-c , J"  (semantic-complete-jump)
>>>>>>> like "M-*" (pop-tag-mark) for TAGS?
>>>>>> Good question, I never asked myself since C-x b RET gets me back to the
>>>>>> original file, but it would be nice to have something like that.
>>>>>> More nice would be open the buffer in a different window because
>>>>>> normally that's what I want...
>>>>> I never used Semantic, but one would expect that `pop-global-mark' (C-x
>>>>> C-SPC by default) will do what you want.
>>>> Interesting command, but it seems not working as 'pop-tag-mark'.
>>>> For example I visit .el file mark position, visit .cxx
>>>> file, go to definition of local function by "C-c , j"
>>>> and try go back by "C-x C-SPC". Sadly switched to .el buffer.
>>> The tags file used is set based on project hierarchy if I understand you
>>> properly.
>> Many thanks to Richard Riley.
>> With
>>   (require 'etags-table)
>>   (setq etags-table-search-up-depth 1)
>> Emacs automatically search for TAGS file starting
>> from current directory and go up until found.
>> This allow use TAGS for multiply project
>> by building TAGS file on the root of each project.
>> And performance is good (need no more than second time wait
>> when go to definition).
>> 'semantic' I also will be use for 'global-semantic-idle-summary-mode'
>> but I don't want replace TAGS with it
>> as I know how TAGS works and with etags/ctags I can
>> easy parse new file type based on regexp
>> (no need for elisp programming).
>> 'etags-table.el' have only 100 line of elist.
>> Why do not include it into official Emacs?
>> Automatic TAGS search up depth very useful feature.
> See also:

I tend to find "anything" pretty much overkill for something as "quickly
interactive" as tag hopping. Id love to see a video capture of you using
anything in a programming environment!

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