ITP: cscope -- Interactively examine a C program source

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Oct 21 10:18:00 GMT 2012

On Oct 20 18:54, Dave And Diane wrote:
> Yep. Will do
> Cheers
> Dave
> On 10/20/2012 6:20 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Oct 19 22:37, Dave And Diane wrote:
> >>Hi Corinna,
> >>
> >>mlcscope does provide some differences - it was designed to be
> >>multi-lingual rather than assume C style parsing rules and a few
> >>menus were different.
> >>
> >>Unfortunately it never evolved beyond the initial implementation and
> >>I doubt that anyone would notice.
> >>
> >>Normally, yes creating a package dependency and a link from mlcscope
> >>to cscope would be a good idea and I would encourage that. I must
> >>admit though, I don't actually know of anyone using mlcscope so I'm
> >>not sure it will actually help anyone. I'd love to be proven wrong -
> >>perhaps it was wildly popular and I didn't know it ;-) If you think
> >>its worth continuing on this path to be safe, I'll be happy to help.
> >Ok... I guess, what we can do is simply to obsolete mlcscope.  I'd
> >create an empty new package and tweak the setup.hint file to require
> >cscope.  After that it would be nice if you could just create a short
> >announcement that mlcscope has been replaced by cscope and mlcscope
> >gets discontinued.
> >
> >Does that make sense?
> >
> >
> >Corinna
> >

Ok, I created an emtpy mlcscope-99-1 package and changed setup.hint
like this:

  sdesc: "Obsolete Lucent version of cscope"
  ldesc: "Obsolete Lucent version of cscope"
  requires: cscope
  category: _obsolete


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