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Re: Renaming headers?
There's a plugin for vim called CtrlP that implements fuzzy matching on
filenames too, which I use. Still, not even fuzzy matching will tell you
PCB_EDIT_FRAME is in wxPcbStruct.h.
On Tue, Jan 09, 2018 at 11:39:13AM -0500, Jon Evans wrote:
> This is a tangent, but for ease of finding files, I highly recommend using
> a fuzzy matcher so that you can type any part of a filename instead of
> having to remember how it starts.
> (This is how Sublime Text works if you use Ctrl+P to open a file)
> FZF is a great tool for this that can integrate with bash shell:
> If you install it, you can be anywhere on a bash command line and type
> Ctrl+T (by default) to get fuzzy searching of the current directory and
> On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 11:30 AM, Kristoffer Ödmark <
> kristofferodmark90@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Now that you say it, indeed the class prefix is kinda stupid, but at least
> > it helps when doing ls, since they are grouped in one place, whatever the
> > name after class_ :)
> > Sorting them by function would be the best i guess, I would suggest that
> > the commit(s) that is exactly where rc1 branches off be the one with these
> > changes, since there will be major confusion with patches otherwise.
> > I would lend support here, but I doubt I would be much help. But I would
> > very much like to see a sorting/renaming etc here, I think it would help in
> > attracting new devs as well, I remember getting stuck on the Legacy/GAL
> > stuff in the very beginning, not finding what was where.
> > -Kristoffer
> > On 01/09/2018 05:02 PM, Tomasz Wlostowski wrote:
> >> On 09/01/18 16:21, Kristoffer Ödmark wrote:
> >>> Oh I was not planning on doing this, I am way to new to do a good job of
> >>> sorting the codebase. Just wanted to see if there have been anyone else
> >>> thinking in these lines. Currently in the pcbnew folder, the files seems
> >>> to be grouped by their names, which is also fine. I would just enjoy if
> >>> the files where grouped into folders more. there are currently 200+
> >>> files in the pcbnew root directory.
> >>> For example:
> >>> 9 files starting with specctra
> >>> 47 files starting with class
> >>> 29 files starting with pcb
> >> Hey,
> >> I would vote for moving the files into folders grouped by functionality.
> >> For example:
> >> - board/ - board model (class_board, track, via, etc) + core algorithms
> >> (zone filling, connectivity, ratsnest)
> >> - io/ - all I/O plugins and exporters (in separate subdirectories) +
> >> plugin management code
> >> - io/kicad - kicad plugin
> >> - io/legacy - legacy plgugin
> >> - io/exporters/specctra - specctra export code
> >> - io/importers/eagle - eagle import code
> >> - view/ - GAL display code
> >> - tools/ - all GAL tools
> >> - legacy/ - all legacy tools/canvas code
> >> - ui/ - wx-specific user interface stuff (dialogs, frames, etc.).
> >> If we go for separate subfolders, I'd also suggest removing the class_
> >> prefixes from the file names. All of the new code is OOP, so each source
> >> file contains a class (or more).
> >> In the long term, we could also eliminate linking dependencies between
> >> these folders (so that class BOARD has no dependency on the GUI, etc).
> >> Cheers,
> >> Tom
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