[development] Drupal Function Frequency Report?

Marjorie Roswell mroswell at gmail.com
Sun Jun 29 11:39:00 UTC 2008

Is that this?

I seriously wouldn't have a clue how to get that running.

If it's easy for you, can you release this report? If not, well, 'twas
a good idea, anyhow.


On Sun, Jun 29, 2008 at 7:09 AM, Robert Douglass <rob at robshouse.net> wrote:
> XCachGrind makes such reports.
> Robert Douglass
> Senior Drupal Advisor
> Acquia
> robert at acquia.com
> +1 517 639 0204 (US)
> +49 228 4097 197 (Germany)
> 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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