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Re: emac in large projects


From: Hadron
Subject: Re: emac in large projects
Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 17:07:08 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Ken Goldman <address@hidden> writes:

> Ask wrote:
>>
>> I am a new learner of Emacs. How is it used for large projects. At
>> least, how do we find all occurrences of a function, how do we jump to
>> definition of a variable or function. There are other tools to do that
>> - gid, cscope etc. Can it be done from within the emacs editor
>> itself ?
>
> The ...tag function previously described are fine.
>
> Another solution is to run grep within emacs, and then click on a hit
> or step through the hits.  It's not context sensitive like the tags
> feature, but it requires no preprocessing and works for any directory
> regardless if the programming language.

There is a cscope interface for emacs. I recommend it. tags are
extremely limited imo. cscope does a much better, if slower, job.

google up xcscope.


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