id-utils-3.2: description + notes

The id-utils package contains a collection of tools to build and query a database of tokens from text files. With this database many text-searching tasks become simpler and faster. For example, you can list all files that reference a particular '#include' file throughout a large source hierarchy, search for all the memos containing references to a project, or automatically invoke an editor on all files containing references to some function or variable.

There are several programs in the ID utilities family:

In addition, the ID utilities have historically provided several query programs which are specializations of lid: Type "info 'ID Database'" to view the on-line documentation.
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