Produces ctags "tags" and etags "TAGS" files for Haskell programs http://github.com/MarcWeber/hasktags
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A tool to generate tag files for vim and emacs
What is it for? A tag file is a index containing key items of your project such as
- function names
- module names
- data declarations
So that you can find / jump to them fast.
## HOWTO (GENERATING TAG FILES):
Build hasktags (standard cabal build)
hasktags --ignore-close-implementation --ctags .
Etag format (used by emacs):
hasktags --ignore-close-implementation --etags .
## HOWTO (USING TAG FILES):
let tags+=tagfile " tags,TAGS is the default setting so probably you don't have to do anything
`:tjump foo<tab>` or such. See `:h` tags
Load the "tags" file using File/Load Tags File.
Use "Ctrl-D" to search for a tag.
Load the "TAGS" file using "visit-tags-table"
Use "M-." to search for a tag.
There is a plugin.
To run the tests, do `cd testcases; sh test.sh`.
In the past this tool was distributed with ghc. I forked and added some
features. hasktags itself was moved out of the ghc repository. Then I only
verified that my fork finds at least as much tags as the one forked by Igloo.
Things which could be done in the future:
- make json support optional
- Marco Túlio Pimenta Gontijo proposed replacing json by aeson because it might
See cabal file
## Comments about literate haskell ([lhs]):
Alex no longer supports bird style ">", so should we drop support, too?
- Tsuru Capital (github/liyang)
- Marco Túlio Pimenta Gontijo (github/marcotmarcot)
Add all people having contributed before Oct 2012
This includes people contributing to the darcs repository as well as people
having contributed when this repository has been part of ghc
# Related work
List taken from announce of lushtags.
And probably much more