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How to tag any file on the Unix system?

I am trying to figure out the best solution to tag files in GNU/Linux. This is the particular thing I am trying to achieve. I download all my movies and save them on the external SSD. I sort them in ...
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Vim freezes in insert mode when .vimrc contains set tags=tags;

I am using vim-gtk on Ubuntu 16.04 and use exuberant-ctags to generate a tags file in the root directory of my project. My instance of vim would randomly freeze in insert mode, usually after inserting ...
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Undoing C syntax mangling macros to make exctags able to create prototype tags

I can successfully create a tags file for vim with exctags (Exuberant Ctags). However, creating tags allowing to jump to the prototype of a function does not work, due the system headers using a ...
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Extract the Children of a Specific XML Element Type

Given a specific XML element (i.e. a specific tag name) and a snippet of XML data, I want to extract the children from each occurrence of that element. More specifically, I have the following snippet ...
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How can I get a list of the regex definitions ctags uses?

I am using exuberant ctags command line tool. % ctags --version Exuberant Ctags 5.9~svn20110310, Copyright (C) 1996-2009 Darren Hiebert I would like to get a list of the regex definitions that ctags ...
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How can I exclude Javascript files so as to ignore the warning "ctags: Warning: ignoring null tag in"?

Is there any way I can hide the ctags: Warning: ignoring null tag in warning from prointing on the shell when I execute ctags in the src/? All of these warning seem to refer to .js files which is out ...
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Replace ctags with exuberant-ctags

I am trying to install the exuberant-ctags package on Linux Mint. To do so I ran: $ sudo apt-get install exuberant-ctags Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to match Markdown Setext headers in in exuberant ctags

I am working on a language definition for pandoc markdown in ctags. However, I have problems matching Setext headers in the regex which are defined by multiple = or - in a new line under the header ...
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My distribution has etags symlinked to ctags, but where can I get original etags?

That's weird that I completely failed to google this question. The situation is ridiculous: Linux Mint 17.2 (almost the same as Ubuntu 14.04) has etags as a symlink to ctags. But actually, as we can ...
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gtags for cygwin

This might be a silly question, and hopefully it's not off-topic, but I can't figure out where else to ask. Is gtags available for cygwin? I'm using ctags but it'd be nice to have all the extra ...
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How do I use ctags functionality in vim with cscope installed?

When I install cscope by adding the line Bundle 'chazy/cscope_maps to my .vimrc file, my tags menu (g+[) is replaced with a cscope list, which seems to contain a list of files where the tag is called, ...
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