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Idutils

http://www.gnu.org/software/idutils
A package of language independent tools that indexes program identifiers, literal numbers, or words of human-readable text. Through an "ID database," a binary file containing a list of filenames, a list of tokens, and a simple matrix indicating which tokens appear in which files, text-searching tasks become simpler and faster. The ID utilities handle more than just identifiers; they also treat other kinds of tokens, including numeric constants, and the contents of certain character strings. Database queries can be issued from the command-line, or from within emacs, serving as an augmented tags facility. Programs included are:
mkid: (id-utils)mkid invocation. Creating an ID database.

  • lid: (id-utils)lid invocation. Matching words and patterns.
  • fid: (id-utils)fid invocation. Listing a file's tokens.
  • fnid: (id-utils)fnid invocation. Looking up file names.
  • xtokid: (id-utils)xtokid invocation. Testing mkid scanners.

Documentation

User manual included

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Download

Download version 4.5 (stable)
released on 17 June 2010

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Licensing

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GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins17 June 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Pedro J. Ruiz Lopez Maintainer
Jim MeyeringContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-idutils@gnu.org


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 27 January 2009.



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