Subject: Re: libc tags
To: <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/07/2000 17:10:26
On Fri, Jul 07, 2000 at 08:00:50AM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> Ignatios Souvatzis <> writes:
> > On Thu, Jul 06, 2000 at 11:10:35PM -0700, Chris G. Demetriou wrote:
> > > Is there anybody who actually uses the libc tags database, built as
> > > part of the libc build and installed into /var/db/libc.tags?
> > [..]
> > 
> > > (1) does anybody use it?  and
> > 
> > If I was hacking libc, I would.
> would you actually use ctags, or would you really use one of the
> (much-touted) more modern tools out there?

ctags work with vi, right? I remember having used etags in my youth, when
I used emacs for things != ICB, however....

As for more modern tools: never got used to.

> and how would/do you cope with the path-wiring issues as mentioned?
"Don't know."

> i.e., you actually use ctags on the kernel?  that's interesting

Yes, each time I'm not too lazy. It has been a while, but it has helped me
a lot. ("vi -t thatdamnedfunction")