through the code lying in different directories.
Most other sites about ctags only deal with files in the same
I use vxl.sf.net, which consists of a huge source tree of C++
libraries, headers, and templates.
Here is my solution:
I installed exuberant-ctags (make sure this is the one in your system),
then I issued the following command:
ctags -R vxl lemsvxlsrc
from the directory containing the vxl source tree 'vxl' and the
internal Brown 'lemsvxlsrc' tree.
This generates a tags file. Now, tell VIM to always use that by
setting a tags search path:
" Set the tag file search order
You can add the above line to your ~/.vimrc or, even better, to a file
in ~/.vim/ftplugins/cpp_xxx.vim, where xxx is a custom extension you