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An enhanced ctags compatible index generator written in pure PHP. Released under GPLv2 license.

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phpctags

An enhanced php ctags index file generator compatible with http://ctags.sourceforge.net/FORMAT.

Using PHP_Parser as PHP syntax parsing backend, written in pure PHP. The generated ctags index file contains scope and access information about classes' methods and properties.

This tool was originally developed to enhance the PHP syntax outline surport for vim tagbar plugin. The enhanced functionality has been included into an addon plugin for tagbar as tagbar-phpctags.

Enjoy!

Download and installation

curl -Ss https://github.com/vim-php/phpctags/raw/gh-pages/install/phpctags.phar > phpctags
chmod +x phpctags

Optionally one can move it into a directory on the

$PATH
:
sudo mv phpctags /usr/local/bin/

Usage

Single file:

phpctags phpfile.php

Tags will be written to a

tags
file. In order to specify a different tags file use the
-f
option:
phpctags -f myphp.tags phpfile.php

Directory with recursive option:

phpctags -f myphp.tags -R target_directory

Build

We currently only support building PHAR executable for *nix like platform which provides

make
utility. If you are interested in building an executable for other platform, especially for Windows, please help yourself out. It should be easy though (Apologize for not being able to provide any help for this, I am really not a Windows guy), it also would be great if someone could provide a patch for this.

Installation is straightforward, make sure you have PHP's PHAR extension enabled, then run

make
in the root directory of the source, you will get a
phpctags
PHAR executable, add it to your
$PATH
, then you can invoke
phpctags
directly from anywhere.

See phpctags on packagist for more details.

Requirements

Acknowledgements

  • Snapi for composer support.
  • DeMarko for memory limit support.
  • Sander Marechal for improve console support.
  • Mark Wu for building a stand-alone PHAR executable.
  • InFog for maintaining the project since end of 2019.

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