Re: Question about style when converting from K&R to ANSI C.

From: Henning P. Schmiedehausen (
Date: Tue Jun 03 2003 - 08:18:43 EST

Dave Jones <> writes:

>On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 02:32:56PM +0200, Martin Waitz wrote:

> > well, but it is nice to be able to grep for the declaration of a
> > function like
> >
> > grep "^where_is_it" *.c
> >
> > without showing all the uses of that function.

>What's wrong with ctags for this?

Bah, all this newfangled crap like ctags. We've used grep for 30 years
and there is no reason to change this now.

Dave, the arguments some people bring to simply cling to their
formatting reminds me of the arguments that the church had in the 14th
century to still prove that the sun revolves around the earth. Simply
ignore them. I'm grateful that there are programming environments
beyond vi. [1] :-)


[1] emacs

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