Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 5606
vim doesn't handle tags produced by ctags
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:37:52 EDT
unless one add -e to the ctags command line (emacs
I had no problem using the regular 'tags' file produced by ctags with vim.
However, the TAGS file produced for emacs via the '-e' option worked as well.
This is ctags 3.2, included in 6.0 and later.
I have the same trouble. I'm on RH 6.1 with vim 5.4 and ctags-3.2-1. The problem
goes away when I do:
or when I generate the tags file outside of vim with the -e option. Since other
bug reports seem to indicate that sort has changed recently to be POSIX
compliant, perhaps vim expects the sorting one way while the new `sort' sorts
another? The question then would be: Can I configure vim to call `sort' with the
right backwards compatible options?