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Is there a tool or IDE that will globally rename C variables?

riceman0 asked
Last Modified: 2012-06-27

Hello, is there a tool out there (either standalone or part of an IDE) that can rename all instances of a variable in my C project?  Google searches seem to indicate the eclipse or netbeans are working on this but doesn't look mature (or even complete).

If not, how is it possible that there is no such tool?   .NET for example has been doing this for 10 years, and it is a much faster/safer way to program.
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