forgot name of program

Iain spoon-clug at
Sat Dec 7 11:51:44 EST 2002

* Simon Burton (simonb at [07 Dec 2002 11:40]:

> What's the name of that funky little program
> that builds a DB of symbols/functions etc. in c code?
> And vim/emacs can read the DB and navigate with special commands.
> At the moment i'm parsing the output of nm.

ctags and/or cscope. ctags just notes definitions, cscope is a more
powerful tool that allows you to navigate to where a function is called,
defined, show what functions are called by a function, etc. Integrates
into vim quite nicely. No idea about emacs.


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