neundorf at kde.org
Sun Mar 30 21:47:54 BST 2008
On Saturday 29 March 2008, Chani wrote:
> On March 29, 2008 00:26:36 Anders Lund wrote:
> > On fredag 28 Marts 2008, Alexander Neundorf wrote:
> > > Maybe by default it shouldn't process source files ?
> > > This would help at least developers who often have huge source and
> > > build trees in their homes.
> > > Maybe there are other similar typical use cases.
> > On one hand, it would likely make it run less, since we quite often
> > adds/removes a huge amount of files.
> > On the other hand at least I often greps/searches exactly those files, so
> > having themindexed is good.
> source yes, but.. build (and installed?) files are just clutter.
Sometimes I also search stuff in my build dirs, .e.g in generated files,
> > This could be seen as a call for fine grained configuration, so we could
> > have the 'light' indexing of object files and more in depth indexation of
> > source files?
> > An obvious problem is svn, which creates really huge amounts of extra
> > files, very often disturbing searches. So filtering those out could be a
> > good choice.
> indeed. I think it would make sense to completely, flat-out ignore all .svn
And don't forget good old CVS/ . Ok, not that many files in there, but how
about other similar meta-data directories ?
E.g. thumbnails directories, khtml cache, maybe git, etc. ?
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