Commit 3bc04ecc authored by Francesco Potortì's avatar Francesco Potortì
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Specify that the separator character can be different from a slash.

Clarify that the @regexfile contains the arguments to a --regex= option.
parent 2c06ea53
...@@ -176,13 +176,20 @@ at once, rather than line by line, and the matching sequence can match ...@@ -176,13 +176,20 @@ at once, rather than line by line, and the matching sequence can match
multiple lines; and \fIs\fP, which implies \fIm\fP and means that the multiple lines; and \fIs\fP, which implies \fIm\fP and means that the
dot character in \fItagregexp\fP matches the newline char as well. dot character in \fItagregexp\fP matches the newline char as well.
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cthe optional \fB{\fP\fIlanguage\fP\fB}\fP means that the tag should be The separator, which is \fB/\fP in the examples, can be any character
different from space, tab, braces and \fB@\fP. If the separator
character is needed inside the regular expression, it must be quoted
by preceding it with \fB\\\fP.
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The optional \fB{\fP\fIlanguage\fP\fB}\fP prefix means that the tag
should be
created only for files of language \fIlanguage\fP, and ignored created only for files of language \fIlanguage\fP, and ignored
otherwise. This is particularly useful when storing many predefined otherwise. This is particularly useful when storing many predefined
regexps in a file. regexps in a file.
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In its second form, \fIregexfile\fP is the name of a file containing In its second form, \fIregexfile\fP is the name of a file that contains
regexps, one per line. Lines beginning with a space or tab are assumed a number of arguments to the \fI\-\-regex\=\fP option,
one per line. Lines beginning with a space or tab are assumed
to be comments, and ignored. to be comments, and ignored.
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