I need a tool that can generate a tree for a C application. like walking through it to build which methods is called


I think "best" is really subjective, but eclipse and eclipse CDT have loads of plugins.

This thread is probably relevant.

If you want a thing of absolute beauty shell out the money for Klockwork.

EDIT:Thought I would add this since the user complained about requiring an IDE. I would really rather do it from an IDE myself, but there are other options.

  • as i understand the thread you post it only let me to do the work by my self,but i need a tool that auto generate a tree only by giving it the source code of the application. i am trying to understand an application that written by some developer,and money is an issue. Mar 1 '12 at 2:25
  • generation of UML from code is EXACTLY what you are asking for Mar 1 '12 at 2:26
  • the procedure would be something like import the source code you're examining into an eclipse project and run any of the plug-ins listed Mar 1 '12 at 2:27
  • is there any apps other than eclipse that generate UML, sorry but am new in this field. Mar 1 '12 at 2:46
  • re-read my answer. the link references both plug-ins and BoUML. I added doxygen to the answer. I'm not sure what else you could possibly be expecting Mar 1 '12 at 2:50

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