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Re: Unified project interface

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Unified project interface
Date: Tue, 09 Jun 2015 21:21:44 +0300

> From: Dmitry Gutov <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 9 Jun 2015 21:16:35 +0300
> On 06/08/2015 04:24 AM, Stephen Leake wrote:
> > That handles a specific identifier, not all identifiers macthing "bar.*"
> > (to use proper regexp syntax, rather than shell glob).
> I suppose that kind of command could be implemented on top of the 
> current xref API: first, find all identifiers that match this regexp 
> (the "apropos" action, or maybe just use the 
> identifier-completion-table), then find all references to each of them.
> Or probably have a new generic method, do the above in the default 
> implementation and allow backends to override it.

Both etags and id-utils support regexp search, so a separate method
sounds like a better idea, IMO.

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