[kwlug-disc] anyone use "cscout" on a sizable C project?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Fri Jul 31 06:27:46 EDT 2009

On Fri, 31 Jul 2009, Chris Bruner wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >   if you (or someone else) has the time to configure it to process the
> > kernel source tree, i'm interested in locating all unnecessary
> > inclusions of kernel header files, something cscout should be able to
> > do.
> >
> I tried using the csmake to make the configuration file (they claim it worked
> under 2.21 something). and it make the make.cs file fine.
> Then when using the actual cscout it died stating
> /usr/include/regex.h: 562: error: syntax error
> I looked at the regex.h file but didn't see anything obviously wrong.
> The cscout looks very powerful and I can see it being very useful for
> refactoring of programs.

  i may take a longer look at cscout this weekend.  i'd really like to
be able to apply it to the latest kernel source tree.  if you stumble
over what the problem is, let me know.


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