[Geany-Users] "Project" alternatives? Tags?

Harold Aling geany at xxxxx
Wed Apr 17 10:35:25 UTC 2013

On Tue, Apr 16, 2013 at 12:47 PM, Lex Trotman <elextr at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 16 April 2013 20:20, Harold Aling <geany at sait.nl> wrote:
>> Dear list,
>> I am a PHP-developer who mostly uses Drupal as a framework. Until
>> recently I used the Project plugin to index our company-made Drupal
>> distribution. This takes about 6 minutes of 100% CPU load on each
>> start and close of Geany. If I forget to remove one or two website I'm
>> not working on anymore it can take up to 10 minutes for a single
>> open/close action, depending on the size of that sites.
>> ... so I never close Geany and keep my PC running 24/7 ;)
>> I just tried replacing the Project with a .tags file, which works fine
>> for auto-completion, but lacks "go to definition" support, so it's
>> kinda useless to me.
>> I created the tags file using "geany -g" and it produced a
>> "format=tagmanager" file. Geany supports differend kinds of tags
>> files, like "ctags". Does this also add "go to definition" support? Or
>> is there an other way to get "go to definition" to work when using a
>> tags-file?
>> ... and yes, this is like the 10th time I bring up this issue ;) I suck.
> Sorry Harold, same old answer. The ctags just adds loading those files, it
> adds no extra capabilities.
> Cheers
> Lex

Lex, any news on speeding up the project index? The tags file
generation was done in 6 seconds, the Project plugin takes up to 10
minutes to do the same, with the addition of the "go to definition"
support ...

$ time geany -g /tmp/drupal7.php.tags $(find . -type f -name '*.php'
-o -name '*.module' -o -name '*.inc' -o -name '*.install' -o -name

real 0m6.322s
user 0m6.228s
sys 0m0.088s


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