Subject: Re: cscope
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/01/2006 19:37:34
In article <>,
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 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)

It is not "core" really, it is "comp". Cscope is a lot better than any
other indexing tool in base. I vote to include it.