Subject: Re: cscope
To: Hubert Feyrer <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/01/2006 10:44:28
On Nov 1, 2006, at 10:27 AM, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> [here we go again...]
> On Wed, 1 Nov 2006, Chuck Cranor wrote:
>> I also think we should take advantage of being an open source
>> and look into providing better indexing of our source tree. Our
>> efforts on this front are broken (/var/db/libc.tags is not useful,
>> 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 pkgsrc?
Well, we already have ctags, which is ~useless. I'd rather have
useful tool in-tree, and we already have several "developer tools" in
the "core" OS.
(Of course, it's not really the "core" OS [base], but in the developer
> (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
> - Hubert