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|Name=GNU GLOBAL
 
|Name=GNU GLOBAL
 
|Short description=Source code tag system for C, C++, Java, and Yacc
 
|Short description=Source code tag system for C, C++, Java, and Yacc
|Full description=GLOBAL is a browsing system for C, C++, Yacc and Java source code: it lets you find the locations of function definitions and functions references in source files. It is useful if you want to hack a large project containing many subdirectories, many '#ifdef' and many main() functions. 'Global' supports the following environments: a shell command line, a Web browser, and both the Emacs and vi editors. Other features include:
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|Full description=GLOBAL is a browsing system for C, C++, Yacc and Java source code: it lets you find the locations of function definitions and functions references in source files. It is useful if you want to hack a large project containing many subdirectories, many '#ifdef' and many main() functions. GLOBAL supports the following environments: a shell command line, a Web browser, and both the Emacs and vi editors. Other features include:
 
* ability to locate object references as well as object definitions
 
* ability to locate object references as well as object definitions
 
* allows duplicate objects
 
* allows duplicate objects
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* supports incremental updating of tag files
 
* supports incremental updating of tag files
 
* treats a source tree containing subdirectories as a logical scope; you can get the relative path of objects from any where within that scope
 
* treats a source tree containing subdirectories as a logical scope; you can get the relative path of objects from any where within that scope
|User level=none
 
|Status=Live
 
|Component programs=global,gtags,btreeop,gtags.el,gozilla,extended nvi,gctags,htags,htmake
 
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/global/
 
|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/global/
|VCS checkout command=
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|User level=intermediate
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|Component programs=GLOBAL,gtags,gtags.el,gozilla,extended nvi,htags
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|Computer languages=C
 
|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/
|Paid support=
 
|IRC help=
 
|IRC general=
 
|IRC development=
 
|Related projects=
 
 
|Keywords=C++,YACC,development,programming,source code,Java,C,functions
 
|Keywords=C++,YACC,development,programming,source code,Java,C,functions
|Is GNU=y
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|Version identifier=6.2.9
|Last review by=Janet Casey
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|Version date=2013/08/26
|Last review date=2008-02-22
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
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|Version identifier=5.6
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|Version date=2007-07-06
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|Version status=stable
 
|Version status=stable
|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/global/global-5.6.tar.gz
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/global/global-6.2.9.tar.gz
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|Last review by=genium
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|Last review date=2013/08/26
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|Status=
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|Is GNU=Yes
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|License=GPLv3orlater
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|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-01-31
 
|License verified date=2001-01-31
|Version comment=5.6 released on 2007-07-06
 
 
}}
 
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{{Person
 
{{Person
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|Real name=Shigio Yamaguchi
 
|Role=Maintainer
 
|Role=Maintainer
|Real name=Shigio Yamaguchi
 
 
|Email=shigio@gnu.org
 
|Email=shigio@gnu.org
 
|Resource URL=
 
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|Software-development=small-specific-development-task
 
|Software-development=small-specific-development-task
 
|Use=software-development
 
|Use=software-development
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{{Project license
 
|License=GPLv3orlater
 
|License verified by=Janet Casey
 
|License verified date=2001-01-31
 
 
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|Prerequisite description=xlib6g
 
|Prerequisite description=xlib6g
 
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Revision as of 13:21, 30 August 2013

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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 .

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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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