kernel source code browser

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Fri Jun 19 17:24:53 UTC 2009


On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 02:24:02PM -0300, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Em Fri, 19 Jun 2009 09:32:14 -0700
> Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> escreveu:
> 
> > On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 09:26:36AM -0700, hong zhang wrote:
> > > 
> > > List,
> > > 
> > > I am using cscope for kernel source code browser but feel not too convenient. LXR is similar to cscope.
> > > 
> > > My friend uses "understand for C++" but costs $499.
> > > Any better browser around or cost less?
> > 
> > I use:
> > 	cgvg
> > 	ack
> > 	grep
> 
> A good alternative for grep is "git grep".

Yes, but 'ack' is even better than that for a lot of things.  Highly
recommended if you haven't tried it out and rely on grep for a lot of
source code searching:
	http://betterthangrep.com/

thanks,

greg k-h



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