created January 16, 2003 · complexity basic · author Vasudev Nayak · version 5.7
While accessing C functions/variables from assembly (especially for those DSP/low level guys out there) the usual exuberant ctags doesn't work.
- Make a copy of the 'tags' file.
- Search and replace all variables and functions of C files with _variables and _functions in the copy file, say 'Tags' – for example, in Vim :g/\.c\>/s/^\(\l.\)/_\1/
- In Vim :set tags=tags,Tags
- Use Ctrl-] to sail through.
What on earth does this accomplish? How does this get the assembly symbols in the tags files? Why doesn't it work out-of-the-box (what problem does this solve)?
--Fritzophrenic 15:31, May 3, 2011 (UTC)