Create etags file of .c, .cpp, and .h files in all subdirectories

find . -regex ".*\.[cChH]\(pp\)?" -print | etags -
The regular expression matches patterns of .c, .cpp, .C, .Cpp, .h, .hpp, .H, .Hpp. The matched files are piped through etags to create a TAGS file, useful for emacs. Alternate regex (if you aren't worried about capital .Cpp) is -regex ".*\.c\|.*\.cpp\|.*\.h"

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