installing ctags

John D Lamb J.D.Lamb at
Sat Mar 24 06:44:54 UTC 2012

On Sat, 2012-03-24 at 05:26 +0000, thufir wrote:
> Is there some trick to installing ctags?
> update-alternatives: error: no alternatives for etags.
> update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/ctags-exuberant to provide /usr/bin/
> etags (etags) in auto mode.

The error appears to be in update-alternatives and not in the
installation. Have you tried typing

$ ctags


$ which ctags

from a console? If these commands suggest ctags is installed you
probably don’t have a problem.

John D Lamb

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