Subject: Re: proposed new KNF [was Re: Time to update KNF?]
To: Brett Lymn <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 01/25/2000 07:40:13
On Tue, Jan 25, 2000 at 10:50:20AM +1030, Brett Lymn wrote:
> According to Jason Thorpe:
> >
> >Not just that but... have you ever looked at the output of ctags?
> >
> I looked at etags output when I made a generator for Modula-2 :-)
> My impression was that you were not supposed to look at the output of
> ctags (or etags for that matter ;-) but the editor did the looking for
> you - you just told the editor "I want function foo_bar" and it worked
> out the rest for you.

Yes, but if I'm not mistaken, it does this by executing the abovementioned
commands (grepping for ^name, for example).