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Re: DLL 1.3.22 - etags 5.5.4 fails on XP Pro

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, Jeffery B. Rancier wrote:

> Larry Hall <> writes:
> > It's not a bug, unless you consider a Windows program not being able to
> > understand Cygwin symbolic links a bug.  I don't think there is much
> > chance of changing Windows to permit all applications a proper understanding
> > though.
> I see.  Why does it work at all, then?  I renamed my emacs version of
> etags to ensure that I was running cygwin's.
> > I'm surprised you don't see this all of the time when invoked in NTEmacs.
> > Regardless, it would never work, even if it doesn't complain.  Use
> > Cygwin's emacs, ctags directly, or some emacs lisp wizardry to resolve
> > this issue.
> First time I've ever seen it is three years.

What you could do is create an "etags.bat" that runs 'bash -c etags "%1"
"%2" "%3" "%4" "%5" "%6" "%7" "%8" "%9"', put it in your PATH, and you
should be able to call that from NTEmacs.
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    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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