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Advanced searching with grep

There are huge source code with hundred files and hundred of thousands line of code and I have to find main function in this source code.

grep "main" ./*.c -RIl

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Obviously this approach does not satisfy, because of huge output.

in source code, functions may be declared in this style
main(int argc, char *argv[])

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Also, number of such style is unknown.
So I'm asking how to find function not text. is there any searcher programs which is able to search C functions?
Maybe you will recommend some regular expression?
Nusrat Nuriyev
Nusrat Nuriyev
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The tool you're looking for is called ctags.
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