[Geany-devel] Custom Filetypes

Nick Treleaven nick.treleaven at xxxxx
Tue Oct 13 14:09:21 UTC 2009

On Tue, 13 Oct 2009 08:40:52 +1100
Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was suggesting that if the custom filetypes functioned like a real
> filetype then I could have a filetype compile command which did the
> dry-run when the current document is the script
> It seems to me that detecting the build script, using a lexer, loading
> specific tags files and having specific compile commands looks really
> like a new filetype.
> I guess really I have no idea what you intend custom filetypes to do
> but I was hoping that it would be easy to add a filetype without
> having to edit Geany, thats why I'm asking :-)

I would like this to be possible, but not sure if I'll work on it much.


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