Re: Declaration, Definition & Reference listers for C

"Basile Starynkevitch \[news\]" <basile-news@starynkevitch.net>
24 Aug 2005 17:58:34 -0400

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From: "Basile Starynkevitch \[news\]" <basile-news@starynkevitch.net>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 24 Aug 2005 17:58:34 -0400
Organization: http://starynkevitch.net - Ours
References: 05-08-075
Keywords: practice, tools
Posted-Date: 24 Aug 2005 17:58:34 EDT

On 2005-08-21, John Carter <john.carter@tait.co.nz> wrote:
> I'm interested in the large scale structure of very large programs (1000's
> of files)
>
> So to experiment with this I need to extract every {typedef, struct,
> union, enum, macro, variable and function} {declaration, definition and
> reference} from 1000's of C files.
>
> Anybody know of a tool to parse standard C and spit out this information?
>


I'll recommend using CIL for this. http://manju.cs.berkeley.edu/cil/


It parses a full C program, and gives you an abstract syntax tree,
symbol tables, etc.. It is written (and is extensible & usable) in
Ocaml, a functional language well suited for such tasks.


Regards.
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