ctags recursion broken? [ATTN: ctags, xemacs-tags maintainers]

Thrall, Bryan bryan.thrall@flightsafety.com
Wed Dec 12 15:21:00 GMT 2012


Jari Aalto wrote on 2012-12-12: 
> On 2012-12-12 15:48, Aaron Schneider wrote: | On 12/12/2012 10:39,
> Corinna Vinschen wrote: | >Oh boy, how long do we have this
collisions? 
> For years, it seems. | | I request a feature to detect package
> collision, and furthermore | suggest which package to install when an
> user tries to run a program | which is not installed but is available
> from a package.
> 
> This helps:
> 
>    $ cygcheck --help
>    ...
>    -f, --find-package   find the package to which FILE belongs
>    
>    $ cygcheck -f /usr/bin/ls
>    coreutils-8.15-1

That only works on files whose package is installed, unfortunately.

http://www.cygwin.com/packages is the tool to use for this.

--
Bryan Thrall
Principal Software Engineer
FlightSafety International
bryan.thrall@flightsafety.com




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