Debian-news is about one simple thing - news about Debian GNU/Linux and the top free distributions based on Debian GNU/Linux.


 

Search engine for Debian sources

Peter De Wachter has created a Debian source code search engine for developers. It lets them find out quickly what files contain, for example, the usb_device structure required for accessing USB devices. More here

This not only enables programmers to search for the correct header file, it also lets the developers of the libusb USB library see what other Debian packages would be affected by any changes in the structure. The OpenGrok search engine used by the project allows both full-text searches and special searches, such as for definitions or external symbols. Searching can be restricted to a specific file path.

No Response to “Search engine for Debian sources” »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Debian-News is not related to the Debian Project.
All logos and trademarks on this site are property of their respective owners.