DragonFly users List (threaded) for 2007-06
Re: Who maintains http://opengrok.creo.hu/dragonfly/ ?
On 2007-06-04, Dionysus Blazakis <email@example.com> wrote:
> What does OpenGrok do better? I saw the OpenGrok feature matrix on
> the website, but it wasn't very illuminating. Was there a compelling
> reason to use it? I'm only asking out of curiosity -- tools for code
> understanding tend to interest me and I haven't had a chance to play
> with OpenGrok much.
Well, it boils down to UI preferences. Eg. it speeds up browsing that
for functions which are defined in the currently browsed file the
occurrences of the function name are just anchors pointing to the
location of the definition, and they don't trigger an overall source
search for the identifier.
I started my own xref service because the Dfly source on FXR was out of
date. So my main problem was the content, not the web software.
Nevertheless, I had to make a choice web-software-wise and I choose
OpenGrok because it looked interesting (yes, you can say it was hyped).
Now I will have a bit to catch up...
Btw, these guys: http://openit.disco.unimib.it had a very promising
enhanced LXR version -- eg., it could also display the names of the
functions which are calling a given function, IIRC -- but they took it