Subject: Re: cscope
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: David Young <email@example.com>
Date: 11/01/2006 21:10:16
On Wed, Nov 01, 2006 at 10:44:28AM -0800, Jason Thorpe wrote:
> 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 index the kernel with ctags and browse it with vim (^], ^T, :ta).
It is very useful to me. AFAICT, cscope produces a far superior index,
but the vi/vim UI is inefficient.
David Young OJC Technologies
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