Re: [code] C++ Support

From: Ryan Pusztai <>
Date: Tue, 3 Jun 2014 09:38:50 -0400

Hi, Robert,

On Tue, Jun 3, 2014 at 5:53 AM, Robert Gieseke <> wrote:

> Hi,
> P.S. I would like to create api files for some big libraries (e.g.
>>> Boost,
>>>> wxWidgets) I use, but I could not figure out how to generate the
>>>> api files using ctags. Can you give me any pointers. I saw you
>>>> generate some, but it looks like you used Lua to write the parser
>>>> and C++ is a bit too complicated to get correct when ctags is
>>>> arround. I hope this makes sense.
>>> ctags cannot generate api files. I believe I produced the ANSI C
>>> module's C and Lua api files by hand. The Lua module's api file is
>>> generated by the LuaDoc tool, which specializes in parsing
>>> documentation out of Lua source files. In your case you'd need a
>>> tool to parse out Boost/wxWidgets documentation into the API file
>>> format.
>> O...K... :) -- Regards, Ryan
> there is also some C++-auto-completion code on the Wiki[1], which might be
> useful as is or used to creates API files.

I have tried to use that and it is in my current *post_init.lua*, but it
does not work well at all, for me. Thanks for the tip though.

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