[Geany-devel] Vala Tags

Colomban Wendling lists.ban at xxxxx
Fri Mar 25 15:56:05 UTC 2011

Le 13/02/2011 23:11, Matthew Brush a écrit :
> Hi,
> I generated tags for all of the Vala .vapi files on my system.  If you
> want to add them to the contrib section, feel free.  Maybe there should
> be a subdirectory for Vala tags since theres 135 different tag files.  I
> put them up at:
> https://github.com/codebrainz/geany-vala-tags/tree/master/tags
> (To get them all at once, use the "Downloads" button)

Wooow, that's a lot! :D
Not sure we want all of them on the extra section, but at least some
would be good to have, yeah :) (I mostly think of GIO, GTK, GDK, Cairo,

> Also, should there be a set of default tags for Vala as there are for
> other languages (php, python, etc)?  I've included a separate  vala.tags
> that combines tags for vala-0.10 and glib-2.0, which could be included
> as a default.  It is here:
> https://github.com/codebrainz/geany-vala-tags/raw/master/vala.tags

Not sure, generally we prefer let the user download such tag files...
However, this is a "core language" tag file, so maybe, not sure.

Anyway, it'd probably be good to at least use it to update std.vala.tags :)

> Note: loading all 135 tags at once locks up Geany's UI for over 2 second
> on my computer :)

That's probably one of the reason why we don't distribute 135 tag files
by default :D


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