How to navigate around the source tree?
matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Wed Oct 23 13:26:47 UTC 2019
I use `fast-tags` which doesn't look at the hierarchy at all and I'm
not sure what the improvement would be as the names of the modules
would still clash.
If there is some other recommended way to jump to a module then that
would also work for me.
On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 12:08 PM Sylvain Henry <sylvain at haskus.fr> wrote:
> How do you generate your tags file? It seems to be a shortcoming of the
> generator to not take into account the location of the definition file.
> > Perhaps `HsUtils` and `StgUtils` would be appropriate to
> disambiguate`Hs/Utils` and `StgToCmm/Utils`.
> We are promoting the module prefixes (`Hs`, `Stg`, `Tc`, etc.) into
> proper module layers (e.g. `HsUtils` becomes `GHC.Hs.Utils`) so it would
> be redundant to add the prefixes back. :/
> On 23/10/2019 12:52, Matthew Pickering wrote:
> > Hi,
> > The module rework has broken my workflow.
> > Now my tags file is useless for jumping for modules as there are
> > multiple "Utils" and "Types" modules. Invariable I am jumping to the
> > wrong one. What do other people do to avoid this?
> > Can we either revert these changes or give these modules unique names
> > to facilitate that only reliable way of navigating the code base.
> > Perhaps `HsUtils` and `StgUtils` would be appropriate to disambiguate
> > `Hs/Utils` and `StgToCmm/Utils`.
> > Cheers,
> > Matt
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