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
DocumentationUser guide included and available online from http://www.gnu.org/software/global/manual/
This is a GNU package:global
released on 23 March 2015
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv3orlater||Janet Casey||31 January 2001|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|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|
|Required to build||xlib6g|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 April 2015.
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