Desktop search

Desktop search, code analysis

I've been contracted to do some analysis of the client's code. Naturally, the first thing I did was load up all their source into Callgraph, and generate HTML of all their source. :) Now I have something that is preprocessed, formatted, easy to read, and with hyperlinks between calls and procedures. The best part is, plain text searches of this output HTML are more useful and reliable than unprocessed code would be.

That leads me to my topic. I wrote a little find/grep script with generates a nice HTML list with links to files which contain my search string. It works great, but it takes about 10-20 minutes per search. The need for a desktop index/search application is something that I've avoided until right now.

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