Subject: Re: cscope
To: Chuck Cranor <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/01/2006 19:27:30
[here we go again...]

On Wed, 1 Nov 2006, Chuck Cranor wrote:
>   I also think we should take advantage of being an open source project
> and look into providing better indexing of our source tree.  Our current
> efforts on this front are broken (/var/db/libc.tags is not useful, see
> PR 34913).  I would like to see us use better tools (e.g. cscope) and
> provide more coverage (e.g. not just libc).

What would be the benefit of having this in-tree over installing it from 

(I agree that offering a fully indexed tree, possibly via the web, is a 
good thing. My concern here is bloat of the 'core' operating system)

  - Hubert