ctags, cscope, etc.

Levi Pearson levi at cold.org
Mon Feb 2 17:18:36 MST 2009


Andrew McNabb <amcnabb at mcnabbs.org> writes:

> I recall attendind a PLUG presentation several years ago which discussed
> ctags, cscope, and other tools.  Since it was so long ago, I can't
> really remember anything that they discussed.  Does anyone have any
> recommendations about using source code tools with Vim?  I'm
> particularly interested in those that have support for multiple
> languages, since I use more Python than C.
>
> It looks like ctags has good support for a variety of languages, but
> cscope has more features overall, and I'm sure I'm not aware of
> everything out there.

Apparently you can use this: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pycscope/ to
generate a cscope index of your Python files, and then you cscope and
Vim as you would with C.

                --Levi



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