[development] Drupal Function Frequency Report?

Robert Douglass rob at robshouse.net
Sun Jun 29 11:09:52 UTC 2008

XCachGrind makes such reports.

Robert Douglass

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On Jun 29, 2008, at 1:04 PM, Marjorie Roswell wrote:

> I'm on a drupal learning curve.
> It occurs to me that I'd love to see a report of all the functions
> used in Drupal by frequency. (Then, I'd tackle the learning curve by
> starting with what's used most, and moving down the list!)
> I imagine starting with something like the api pull from the Module
> Builder Module (http://drupal.org/project/module_builder) and then
> somehow scanning the CVS for all the functions, and calculating a
> frequency.
> Seriously, would love to basically tackle this learning curve in a
> logical way, based on how often something appears in code, ideally in
> both core and contrib, combned.
> I recognize that little-used code functions may still be quite
> important, but this approach would certainly serve as a good guide.
> I don't have the skillset to write this report. Is there anyone for
> whom producing this function frequency report would be a relative
> cinch?
> Margie

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