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|Is GNU=Yes
 
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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/global/
 
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|Documentation note=User guide included and available online from http://www.gnu.org/software/global/manual/
 
|Documentation note=User guide included and available online from http://www.gnu.org/software/global/manual/
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|Keywords=C++,YACC,development,programming,source code,Java,C,functions
 
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|Version identifier=6.2.4
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2012/05/30
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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Revision as of 18:15, 9 July 2012

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GNU GLOBAL

https://www.gnu.org/software/global/
GLOBAL is a source code tagging system that functions in the same way across a wide array of environments, such as different text editors, shells and web browsers. The resulting tags are useful for quickly moving around in a large, deeply nested project.

GNU GLOBAL has the following features:

  • supports C, C++, Yacc, Java, PHP4 and assembly.
  • works the same way across diverse environments including vi, emacs, less, bash
  • finds locations of specified symbol quickly.
  • locates not only definitions but also references.
  • allows duplicate tags.
  • locates paths which matches to the specified pattern.
  • hierarchical searches by default.
  • searches not only in a source project but also in library projects.
  • generates completion list for completing input method.
  • supports various output formats.
  • allows customizing of a set of candidate files to be tagged.
  • understands POSIX 1003.2 regular expression.
  • supports idutils as an external search engine.
  • tag files are independent of machine architecture.
  • supports incremental updating of tag files.
  • plug-in parser is available to treat new language.
  • supports customizing using ‘gtags.conf’.
  • generates a hypertext of source code.
  • compact format to save disk space.
  • supports client/server environment (TRAMP ready).
  • ignores binary files, dot files and specified files.
  • includes cscope-compatible program (gtags-cscope).
  • includes grep-like command (-g command).
  • supports grep-like symbol highlighting.

Documentation

User guide included and available online from https://www.gnu.org/software/global/manual/

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:global

Download

Download version 6.5.6 (stable)
released on 19 December 2016

https://www.gnu.org/software/global/donation.html

VCS Checkout

cvs -d:pserver:anonymous@cvs.sv.gnu.org:/sources/global co .

Categories

Related Projects




Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterGenium19 December 2016



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Shigio Yamaguchi Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
User Mailing List Subscribe http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-global
Bug report Mailing List Subscribe https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/bug-global
Bug report E-mail bug-global@gnu.org
EmacsWiki Homepage https://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/GnuGlobal
Developer Download https://www.gnu.org/software/global/download.html
Developer Mailing List Subscribe http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/global-commit
Developer VCS Repository Webview savannah.gnu.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs/global/global/


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build xlib6g

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 December 2016.



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