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CCTree : C Call-Tree Explorer -- Cscope based source-code browser; code flow analyzer

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created by
Hari Rangarajan
script type
       Plugin generates symbol dependency tree (aka call tree, call graph) in real-time inside Vim using a Cscope database. Basic support for functions and macros; global variables, enums, typedefs can be cross-reference with additional processing. Functionality similar to that of tools and IDE's like CBrowser, Kscope, Source navigator, Eclipse, Source Insight.

Currently supported language: C.
Requirements: Cscope, Vim 7.xx

Project details/Screenshots:  http://sites.google.com/site/vimcctree/
Check out  http://sourceforge.net/projects/ccglue/ for an external tool that can produce cross-reference files from cscope [and ctags] databases that CCTree can load directly from disk.

Contributions or discussions are welcome at https://github.com/hari-rangarajan/CCTree/
install details
Install details
               Copy this file to ~/.vim/plugins/
               or to /vimfiles/plugins/  (on Win32 platforms)

               It might also be possible to load it as a filetype plugin

               Need to set :filetype plugin on
A help file is now available here: http://sites.google.com/site/vimcctree/cctree.txt . Refer to help on building help tags.


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package script version date Vim version user release notes
cctree.vim 1.61 2012-06-10 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Compatibility patch to allow use with change in xref tag file format as of of ccglue version 0.6.0.
cctree.vim 1.60 2011-07-14 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Performance speed-up for tree depth manipulation using incremental updates.
cctree.vim 1.55 2011-06-20 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Speed-up syntax highlighting (Note: To export to HTML, run TOhtml command on cctree window copy to get complete highlighted call-tree)
cctree.vim 1.53 2011-06-17 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Fix bugs related to database append, xrefdb load
cctree.vim 1.51 2011-05-18 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Robust error reporting when external utils (split/cat) fail.
cctree.vim 1.50 2011-05-11 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Supports cross-referencing  of global variables, enums, typedefs, and macros.
cctree.vim 1.40 2011-04-23 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Maintain order of function calls during forward traces.
cctree.vim 1.39 2011-04-20 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Add support for (+conceal) feature.

cctree.vim 1.33 2011-04-06 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Load and trace CCTree native XRefDb directly from disk ( :CCTreeLoadXRefDBFromDisk )
(Note: Earlier saved xref db's had an issue with tabs in the tag file; its probably better to  use xref db's generated by version 1.33).
2. Fix AppendDB command when 'ignorecase' is set.
cctree.vim 1.26 2011-03-29 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Fix macro cross-referencing limitation
2. Correct native xref file format
cctree.vim 1.21 2011-03-21 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Support serialization of loaded cscope databases (for faster loading)
cctree.vim 1.07 2011-03-10 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Fix new keymaps incorrectly applied to buffer
2. CCTreeOptsToggle command for toggling options
cctree.vim 1.04 2011-03-07 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Customization for key mappings
2. Dynamic configuration of UI variables
3. Folding long call-trees to show current path dynamically
cctree.vim 1.00 2011-03-04 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Staging release for upcoming features
          - Complete refactoring of code to take advantage of VimScript's OO features
2. Faster decompression of symbols
3. Display related changes
          - Use of unicode symbols for tree
4. Bugfixes related to multi-database loading
cctree.vim 0.90 2011-02-19 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Support for large database files using external split utility or in-built perl interpreter interface
cctree.vim 0.85 2011-02-14 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Major increase in database loading/decompression speeds
cctree.vim 0.80 2011-02-07 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Reduce memory usage by removing unused xref symbols
Minor bug fixes
cctree.vim 0.75 2010-06-27 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Allow CCTree windows to be "saved".
Multiple instances of CCTree preview windows can now exist.
Use "<Ctrl-\>y" or ":CCTreeWindowSaveCopy" to save the current view.
cctree.vim 0.71 2010-05-11 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Obsoletes 0.70 which had a script bug.
Added support for multiple cscope databases.
cctree.vim 0.65 2009-07-13 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Added CCTree preview window toggle function (shortcut: <C-\>w )
cctree.vim .61 2008-12-29 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Bug fix release
cctree.vim 0.60 2008-11-28 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Added support for source-file dependency tree
cctree.vim 0.50 2008-10-19 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Optimizations for compact memory foot-print and improved compressed-database load speeds
cctree.vim 0.41 2008-10-07 7.0 Hari Rangarajan (Minor fix) Compressed cscope databases will load incorrectly if encoding is not 8-bit
cctree.vim 0.4 2008-10-04 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Rewrite of "tree-display" code
2. New syntax hightlighting
3. Dynamic highlighting for call-trees
4. Support for new window modes (vertical, horizontal)  
5. New display format option for compact or wide call-trees
cctree.vim 0.3 2008-09-23 7.0 Hari Rangarajan 1. Support compressed cscope databases
2. Display window related bugs fixed
3. More intuitive display and folding capabilities
cctree.vim 0.2 2008-09-12 7.0 Hari Rangarajan Patch from Yegappan Lakshmanan
1. Support for using the plugin in Vi-compatible mode.
2. Filtering out unwanted lines before processing the db.
3. Command-line completion for the commands.
4. Using the cscope db from any directory.

(Disables perl interface; native VIM database loads are very fast, thanks to
fix #2)

cctree.vim 0.1 2008-09-02 6.0 Hari Rangarajan Initial upload
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