Old workflow: Search MXR for identifier -> click on a result (nsISomething.cpp line 500) -> wait for a 6000-line file to load -> decide that you want to edit this file -> open this file in vim
New workflow: Search MXR for identifier -> click on a result -> result opens in vim.
mxr-vim can be downloaded here. Alternatively, you can
download the source and build it by activating the Addon SDK and typing
mxr-vim needs to know three things: 1. where the source tree on your disk is located (no default) 2. where your shell is located (default /bin/sh) 3. where vim is located (default /usr/local/bin/mvim)
These pieces of information can be set via about:config. They are located under
To complete the circle of mxr-vim integration, I use the following mappings in my .vimrc, which fire off a search of MXR for the word under the cursor:
nnoremap <c-f>i :! open -a Aurora.app 'http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/ident?i=<cword>'<cr><cr> nnoremap <c-f>f :! open -a Aurora.app 'http://mxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-central/search?string=<cword>'<cr><cr>