emacs-ggtags 0.8.13 Frontend to the GNU Global source code tagging system

ggtags provides a frontend to the GNU Global source code tagging system.


  • Build on compile.el for asynchronicity and its large feature-set.

  • Automatically update Global's tag files when needed with tuning for large source trees.

  • Intuitive navigation among multiple matches with mode-line display of current match, total matches and exit status.

  • Read tag with completion.

  • Show definition at point.

  • Jump to #include files.

  • Support search history and saving a search to register/bookmark.

  • Query replace.

  • Manage Global's environment variables on a per-project basis.

  • Highlight (definition) tag at point.

  • Abbreviated display of file names.

  • Support all Global search backends: grep, idutils, etc.

  • Support exuberant ctags http://ctags.sourceforge.net/ and pygments backend.

  • Support all Global's output formats: grep, ctags-x, cscope etc.

  • Support projects on remote hosts (e.g. via tramp).

  • Support eldoc.

  • Search GTAGSLIBPATH for references and symbols.