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CTags Ruby and Vim

To get jumping to a class definition working in vim when writing ruby, use

Out of the box it won't generated nested classes, e.g. Module::Class just Module and Class which will break if you have lots of identically named classes in individual modules. To fix this you need --extra=q so the full command is:

ripper-tags -R --exclude=vendor --exclude=chef --extra=q

You can then use v to enter visual mode after the leading :: of a definition, w to move to the end of it and then ctrl + ] to jump to the definition of a given class.

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