System for generating C/C++ references?

Malcolm Kay malcolm.kay at
Thu Jun 12 07:02:55 PDT 2003

On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 06:18, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> Hello,
> I am looking for some sort of software which would allow me
> to generate C/C++ (and preferably other languages, like Python
> or PHP) references for a given project. Suppose I am browsing
> FreeBSD kernel, notice, that a function uses ,,struct somestruct''
> as it's parameter. I want to see, what other functions use this
> struct and where's that struct defined. I know, that tools like
> find and grep might be helpful :) but it is uncomfortable
> to grep kernel sources every time I want to find something.
> I am sure I have seen projects like this, but I cant remember
> the name. Could you? Thanks in advance.
> Please CC: me, as I am not quite a subscriber of this list.
> Regards,

'global' and its associated utilities might help.

In particular the 'htags' utility will produce a browsable HTML library.


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