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|Homepage URL=http://www.gnu.org/software/global/
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/global/
|Is GNU=Yes
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|Component programs=GLOBAL,gtags,gtags.el,gozilla,extended nvi,htags
 
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|Computer languages=C
 
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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/
 
|Keywords=C++,YACC,development,programming,source code,Java,C,functions
 
|Keywords=C++,YACC,development,programming,source code,Java,C,functions
|Version identifier=5.6
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|Version identifier=6.2.11
|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=https://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/global/global-6.2.11.tar.gz
|Version comment=5.6 released on 2007-07-06
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|Last review by=genium
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|Last review date=2014/03/12
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|Submitted by=WikiSysop
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|Submitted date=2011/04/12
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Revision as of 14:56, 12 March 2014

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GNU GLOBAL

https://www.gnu.org/software/global/
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
  • allows duplicate objects
  • can generate a hypertext source tree.
  • can generate a dynamic index with a CGI program
  • tag files independent of machine architecture
  • supports plug-in parsers with its configuration file
  • supports a compact format to save disk space
  • 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

Documentation

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

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

Download

Download version 6.3 (stable)
released on 8 June 2014

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2001



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Shigio Yamaguchi Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/global-commit
User Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/help-global


Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to build xlib6g

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