Published in the June 1997 Issue of the Linux GazetteTM

Copyright © 1997 John M. Fisk <>
The Linux Gazette is Copyright © 1997 Specialized Systems Consultants Inc.

I've been using Exuberant Ctags, version 1.5, by Darren Hiebert for the past little bit now and really like this a lot. As the name implies, it does a pretty thorough job of scouring your source files for all sorts of useful stuff -- function declarations, typedefs, enum's, variable declarations, macro definitions, enum/struct/union tags, external function prototypes, and so forth. It continues on in the time honored tradition of providing a bazillion options, but not to fear: it's default behavior is sane and savvy and provides a very nice OOBE*.

*(Out Of Box Experience)

...This one is definitely worth having.

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