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[PULL 02/30] Makefile: add GNU global tags support

From: Alex Bennée
Subject: [PULL 02/30] Makefile: add GNU global tags support
Date: Fri, 15 Jan 2021 13:08:00 +0000

GNU Global is another tags engine which is more like cscope in being
able to support finding both references and definitions. You will be
un-surprised to know it also integrates well with Emacs.

The main benefit of integrating it into find-src-path is it takes less
time to rebuild the database from scratch when you have a lot of build
directories under your source tree.

Signed-off-by: Alex Bennée <alex.bennee@linaro.org>
Reviewed-by: Philippe Mathieu-Daudé <philmd@redhat.com>
Message-Id: <20210114165730.31607-3-alex.bennee@linaro.org>

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index fb9923ff22..0c509a7704 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -253,6 +253,18 @@ ctags:
        rm -f "$(SRC_PATH)/"tags
        $(find-src-path) -exec ctags -f "$(SRC_PATH)/"tags --append {} +
+.PHONY: gtags
+       $(call quiet-command,                   \
+               rm -f "$(SRC_PATH)/"GTAGS;      \
+               rm -f "$(SRC_PATH)/"GRTAGS;     \
+               rm -f "$(SRC_PATH)/"GPATH,      \
+               "GTAGS", "Remove old $@ files")
+       $(call quiet-command,                           \
+               (cd $(SRC_PATH) &&                      \
+                $(find-src-path) | gtags -f -),        \
+               "GTAGS", "Re-index $(SRC_PATH)")
        rm -f "$(SRC_PATH)/"TAGS
@@ -279,7 +291,7 @@ help:
        $(call print-help,all,Build all)
        $(call print-help,dir/file.o,Build specified target only)
        $(call print-help,install,Install QEMU, documentation and tools)
-       $(call print-help,ctags/TAGS,Generate tags file for editors)
+       $(call print-help,ctags/gtags/TAGS,Generate tags file for editors)
        $(call print-help,cscope,Generate cscope index)
        $(call print-help,sparse,Run sparse on the QEMU source)
        @echo  ''
diff --git a/.gitignore b/.gitignore
index b32bca1315..75a4be0724 100644
--- a/.gitignore
+++ b/.gitignore
@@ -7,6 +7,9 @@

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