source search tool for jdk ???

Mark Reinhold mr at
Fri Jul 27 03:54:22 UTC 2007

> Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 16:26:59 -0700
> From: bradford.wetmore at

> Peter Lawrence wrote:
>> are there any web-based source code search tools for looking up
>> Java classes/methods/etc within the jdk, like there are for Solaris,
>> that can tell you where something is defined, and where it is used,
>> and lets you click to the source code ?
> Have you looked at OpenGrok?

I suspect that maybe Peter was asking if such a tool has been deployed
for OpenJDK, not whether such a tool simply exists.

At any rate, we've experimented with OpenGrok a bit and we do intend to
deploy it for OpenJDK in the not-too-distant future.

- Mark

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