ITP: cscope -- Interactively examine a C program source

Dave And Diane
Mon Oct 29 03:00:00 GMT 2012

Hi Corinna,

Thanks for doing this - the past week got away from me.

On 10/21/2012 5:18 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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 announcement that mlcscope has been replaced by cscope and mlcscope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
> Corinna


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