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From Michael Stahl <>
Subject Re: Hosting OpenGrok?
Date Sat, 15 Oct 2011 21:51:53 GMT
On 15.10.2011 22:13, Gavin McDonald wrote:
> Hi All,
> We already use Atlassians Fisheye tool on an external copy of our repo. This
> has
> excellent tools including the code search facilities you need.

it looks like an interesting tool in its own right, but...

> The ViewVC search facility has been investigated and discounted at this time
> due to DoS and other concerns.
> OpenGrok would be yet another tool introduced to the ASF and ultimately
> another
> one infra would need to support for install and for any future upgrades. We
> have many
> requests for tool X from project Y and we just can't say yes to them all.

the killer feature of OpenGrok is that it can search for definitions.

for example try this:


not perfect (in fact the results here surprise me a bit), but very useful.

> At this time I would urge the project to use the Fisheye instance, let me
> know if you
> have any questions about it.

i have a question: how do i search for definitions with this thing?


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