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[cdt-dev] Can I get call graphs, fan in, fan out, etc. from Indexer?
- From: "Moore, Chris (ESL Roseville)" <chris.moore@xxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 16:29:00 +0000
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- Thread-topic: Can I get call graphs, fan in, fan out, etc. from Indexer?
This isn't really a development question, but I didn't find a forum for asking
questions about using CDT. Hope this is the right forum.
I've used Eclipse for about a year for Java, but now have switched to doing C
development. At first I didn't even think of Eclipse, thinking is was just
a Java tool, but I've now got CDT installed and so far I'm really happy with it.
In particular I like the static analysis that the Indexer does - I've inherited
some poorly documented code and it's really nice to be able to display call
trees and references to functions.
What I'd really like now is to get a report - something that shows the static
call graph of what functions call what other functions. In particular I'm
interested in what functions are never called by anything.
I can go through the code one function at a time, click on every function
declaration, and ask for references - but it'd be nice to just be able to
get a report. The Indexer obviously has that information, but I don't know
where or how to get it.
Is there a way to do that? I've seen lots of Java plugins that do analysis,
but nothing for C. If anyone has any suggestions I'd really appreciate it.